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Mumps Serology

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Only Mumps IgG is tested in Box Hill Lab, if current infection is suspected, Mumps IgM is sent to VIDRL

Alternate names:
Mumps Ab
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
SMUM
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:

The frequency for Mumps IgM test is twice weekly.

The transit of specimen from Angliss or Maroondah lab and out of working hour collection may cause the prolonged turnaround time

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
1-5 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Contact VIDRL 9342 2649/9342 2650

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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