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Mumps Virus by PCR
3000523
Ordering Recommendation

Detect mumps virus in buccal swab specimens.

Mnemonic
MPSPCR
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient should not eat, drink, smoke or chew gum for 30 minutes before collecting oral sample. 
Collect
Buccal swab. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer buccal swab to viral transport media (ARUP supply #12884) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
Specimen source required. 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000524Mumps Virus Source31208-2
3000525Mumps Virus by PCR47532-7
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Aliases
  • Parotitis