Microbiology - Serology
Mumps IgM Serology will not be performed. For Mumps laboratory testing please
refer to Public Health Update 4 December 2017 in Community Health Pathways.
Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
Preferred aliquot, serum 2 mL
Negative = No immunity to Mumps
Equivocal = Immunity Uncertain
Positive = The presence of Mumps IgG indicates an antibody response to either wild-type
virus or vaccine virus.
As outlined by CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/mumps/lab/overview-serology.html), the
presence of mumps-specific IgG does not necessarily predict the presence of
neutralising antibodies or protection from mumps disease.
Reported as Negative or Equivocal or Positive
$34.16 (Exclusive of GST)
Onset date of illness desirable.
Urgent testing by arrangement
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