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Mumps IgG antibody

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Mumps or epidemic parotitis is a viral disease of humans. Prior to the development of a vaccine, it was a common childhood disease worldwide, and is still a significant threat to health in the third world. Painful swelling of the salivary glands (classically the parotid gland) and fever are the most typical symtoms. Painful testicular swelling and rash may also occur. Whereas symptoms are generally not severe in children, in teenagers and adults they can be more severe and complications such as infertility or subfertility may occur. The disease is generally self-limiting, and there is no specific treatment apart from controlling the symptoms with painkillers. Mumps Classifications and external resources ICD-10 B 26.

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Purpose of the test

The Mumps Virus Antibody, IgG, Serum test is used to determine an individual's exposure to the mumps virus, either through infection or immunization. It is particularly useful for determining the post-immunization immune response to the mumps vaccine and for documenting previous infections in individuals with no prior immunization record. The test measures the presence of IgG-class antibodies, which indicate prior exposure to the mumps virus.

Who Should Get Tested

This test is beneficial for individuals who may have been exposed to the mumps virus or those who have been vaccinated and need to determine their immune response. It's also used for individuals with symptoms of mumps or those suspected of having the disease, especially during outbreaks.

Preparing for the Test
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Depending on the type of cholesterol test, you may be required to fast for 9 to 12 hours before the test. This means avoiding all food and drinks except water. Fasting is usually required for a lipid panel, which measures LDL and HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides.
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Inform your healthcare provider about any medications you are currently taking, including over-the-counter medications and supplements, as they can affect your test results.
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Avoid alcohol consumption for at least 24 hours before the test, as alcohol can raise triglyceride levels.
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Avoid heavy exercise for 24 hours before the test, as this can also affect cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
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Avoid smoking or using any nicotine products for at least 30 minutes before the test, as they can temporarily increase cholesterol levels.
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Follow any specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider, such as the time of day to take the test or any dietary restrictions.
Interpreting Test Results

The results are categorized as positive, equivocal, or negative. A positive result indicates prior exposure to the mumps virus, suggesting immunity. An equivocal result may require an additional specimen for testing after 10 to 14 days. A negative result suggests no prior exposure or a lack of a specific immune response to immunization. The reference values for vaccinated individuals are positive (≥1.1 AI) and for unvaccinated individuals are negative (≤0.8 AI).

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