Mumps antibodies

Sample type and Volume required: 
5ml clotted blood – red and yellow top.
If current infection is suspected Saliva testing kit should be requested from Colindale 020 8200 6868 ext 4412
Turnaround time: 
10-14 days
Special sample instructions: 

Reference laboratory request suitable for ‘at risk’ contacts of confirmed cases only. Post vaccination antibody levels will not be tested as are not appropriate.

Contacts:
Infection Sciences Department at Bedford Hospital
01234 795913
Bedford Hospital
Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015