Mumps Virus Antibody, (IgM)
Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.
Reference Range: <1:20
<1:20 Antibody not detected
>or= 1:20 Antibody detected
The presence of IgM antibody to mumps typically indicates recent or current mumps infection; however, false positive results may occur due to antibody cross reactivity to parainfluenza virus.