Mumps Virus RNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR




Test Mnemonic

MUMPCR

CPT Codes

  • 87798 - QTY (1)

LOINC ®

47532-7

Performing Laboratory

Focus Laboratories MRL


Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
3 mLBuccalM4 or Universal Transport Media (UTM) RefrigeratedPlace oral/buccal swab in sterile, leak-proof container in 3 mL M4 media, viral culture medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent Universal Transport Media (UTM). Send specimen using cold pack.

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.35 mL     

Stability

Environmental Condition Description
Refrigerated7 days
Frozen30 days
Ambient48 hours

Days Performed

Mon - Sat

Turnaround Time

2 - 3 days

Methodology

Name Description
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)