Mumps IgG

Laboratory Fee Schedule

Procedure #:  MCC0276A                                                                               

CPT: 86735

Synonym(s):  The Zeus Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) for Detection of IgG Antibodies to Mumps
Requisition  G-2A.
Test Description The Zeus ELISA is designed to detect IgG class antibodies Mumps in human sera. 
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Human 
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Serum
Minimum Volume/Size Required 1.0 mL.
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Sample can be stored at room temperature for no longer than 8 hours or between 2°C to 8°C for up to 48 hours. If needed to be stored longer, freeze at -20°C or colder. 
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling At least 2 patient specific identifiers: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2A).
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions. 
  • Triple contained in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents.

Additional forms & resources

Method ELISA for the detection of IgG antibodies
Turn-around Time 2 working days. 
Interferences/Limitations Gross hemolysis, lipemia, bacterial contamination
Common Causes for Rejection Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form
Additional Information Samples collected too early in the course of an infection may not have detectable levels of IgG. In such cases, a second sample may be collected after 2-7 weeks.