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
This test is New York DOH approved.
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

Urine. Nasopharyngeal swab.

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.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87798

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000524 Mumps Virus Source 31208-2
3000525 Mumps Virus by PCR 47532-7
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Aliases
  • Parotitis
Mumps Virus by PCR