Mumps serology


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Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube). Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Test indications


Test information

  • IgG / IgM EIA

Please state the date of contact, if appropriate.

IgM testing should be requested for suspicion of acute disease.

Mumps IgG serology is not recommend as satisfactory evidence of protection against mumps.

Reference range


Turnaround time

See virology and microbiological serology turnaround times.


Microbiology (Virology and Serology), ext. 64627