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Test Code MUMABM Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM and IgG, Serum

Additional Codes



Reporting Name

Mumps Ab, IgM and IgG, S

Useful For

Diagnosis of mumps virus infection


Determination of postimmunization immune response of individuals to the mumps vaccine


Documentation of previous infection with mumps virus in an individual with no previous record of immunization to mumps virus

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
MMPM Mumps Ab, IgM, S Yes Yes
MPPG Mumps Ab, IgG, S Yes Yes

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.9 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values



Index value 0.00-0.79 =negative

Reference values apply to all ages.



Vaccinated: Positive (≥1.1 AI)

Unvaccinated: Negative (≤0.8 AI)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

CPT Code Information

86735-Mumps, IgG

86735-Mumps, IgM

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MMPGM Mumps Ab, IgM and IgG, S 77250-9


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
MUMP1 Mumps Ab, IgM, S 6478-2
MUMG Mumps Ab, IgG, S 6476-6
DEXM Index Value 25419-3
DEXG5 Mumps IgG Antibody Index 25418-5

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Heat-inactivated specimen Reject

Method Name

MMPM: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

MPPG: Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.


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