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Test Code MPIS Mumps Immune Status

Additional Codes

This is an immunity screen only. For current infections, see "Viral Culture". For additional information, contact UW Virology at (206) 685-8037 or comm serve at (206) 685-6066.

Clinical System Name

Mumps Immune Status

Synonyms

MPIS

MMR Titer

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Red or Gold SST

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Spin blood, transfer 1 mL serum/plasma to a plastic aliquot tube affixed with a large computer label.

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Refrigerated Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to UW NW220. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

 

Off-site collection: Spin & aliquot serum. Refrigerate, transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; performed twice a week.  2 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept. of Laboratory Medicine

UW Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

 

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

 

   
Indicative of Immunity 1:8 or greater

 

Methodology

Method: Indirect Fluorescence Assay

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86735

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Mumps Immune Status
Reference Test Number:

MPIS

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220.