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Mumps Virus IgG Antibody

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IgG antibodies against the mumps virus in blood signify a past or recent infection. Elevated levels indicate immune response and protection. Monitoring IgG levels aids in assessing immunity and vaccination effectiveness against mumps.

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Mumps Virus IgG Antibody Price

Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the Mumps Virus IgG Antibody with a clear pricing structure.

The Mumps Virus IgG Antibody Price in Mumbai is ₹ 2,035 .

We are committed to deliver accurate and quality results from the best labs in India with complete transparency regarding test cost and turnaround time. No matter where you are, we strive to offer patients high-quality service that is affordable and accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

This test measures the levels of specific IgG antibodies to the mumps virus in your blood. IgG antibodies are produced by your immune system in response to an infection or vaccination. High levels of IgG antibodies indicate previous exposure or immunity to the mumps virus.

  • To determine if you have had a previous mumps infection
  • To assess immunity status before starting college, joining the military, or travelling
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of mumps vaccination
    • To investigate suspected cases of mumps in individuals with symptoms

This test is recommended in the following situations:

  • If you are unsure whether you have had mumps before
  • If you need proof of immunity for college admission, military service, or travel
  • If you have symptoms suggestive of mumps and need confirmation

Normal results typically indicate that you have developed immunity to the mumps virus through vaccination or previous infection. Abnormal results may suggest no immunity, recent infection, or a false positive/negative result. Your doctor will interpret the results in the context of your medical history and other tests.

  • A healthcare professional will collect a blood sample from your vein.
  • The procedure involves a small needle, similar to a routine blood test.
  • The sample will be sent to the laboratory for testing. You can resume normal activities after the procedure.
  • No fasting or special preparations are necessary.
  • Inform your doctor about any medications or supplements you are taking.
  • Wear loose clothing that allows easy access to your arm for blood collection.
  • Follow any additional instructions provided by your healthcare provider.

Other tests that may be ordered alongside the Mumps Virus IgG Antibody test include:

  • Mumps virus IgM antibody test: This test determines if an active mumps infection is present.
  • Complete blood count (CBC): To assess overall health and check for signs of infection.

Mumps is a viral infection caused by the mumps virus. It primarily affects the salivary glands and can cause swelling, fever, and discomfort. Complications, though rare, can include meningitis, inflammation of the testicles or ovaries, and hearing loss. Vaccination provides effective prevention against mumps.

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