Mumps Virus Antibody IgG, CSF
0054442
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
MUMPSCSF
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun -Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
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
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens other than CSF. Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen 1 year  
Reference Interval
Effective August 20, 2012

8.9 AU/mL or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable IgG mumps virus antibody.
9.0-10.9 AU/mL: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
11.0 AU/mL or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to mumps virus detected, which may indicate a current or past mumps virus infection.  
Interpretive Data
The detection of antibodies to mumps virus in CSF may indicate central nervous system infection. However, consideration must be given to possible contamination by blood or transfer of serum antibodies across the blood-brain barrier.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86735
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0054442Mumps Virus Antibody IgG CSF
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Aliases
  • CSF IgG Mumps
  • Mumps Ab, IgG, CSF
  • Mumps Abs CSF
  • Mumps Antibodies, IgG