Mumps Virus Antibody (IgG)

CPT Code(s):

  • 86735

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Transport Container:

Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature Name:

Room temperature

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Room Temperature: 4 days
  • Refrigerated: 7 days



Reference Range:

Interpretation Negative: ² 0.9Interpretation Equivocal: ³ 0.9-1.1Interpretation Positive: ³ 1.1*A positive result indicates that the patient has antibodies to the Mumps Virus. It does not differentiate between an active or past infection. The clinical diagnosis must be interpreted in conjunction with the clinical signs and symptoms of the patient.

Reject Criteria:

Gross hemolysis ¥ Gross lipemia ¥Plasma

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