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Mumps, PCR, Qualitative

Overview Brief

The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test is done to check if a person has mumps which is caused by a Virus called Paramyxoviridae.

What is Mumps, PCR, Qualitative?

Caused by an RNA Virus known as Paramyxoviridae, Mumps can cause high fever and swelling of the salivary glands. The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test is done to diagnose it.

The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test is done by replicating the allergy-causing RNA virus through an RT enzyme infusion method. It makes the virus visible and shows the possibility of mumps in an individual.

The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test is recommended when someone has low to high fever, pain while chewing, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and swelling in ears and jaw.

Why is Mumps, PCR, Qualitative suggested?

A Mumps, PCR, Qualitative is suggested for individuals who have:

  • Muscle ache
  • Fever
  • Swollen jaw [1]

How is Mumps, PCR, Qualitative performed?

The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative is performed as follows:

  • A swab of saliva is taken from the patient’s mouth.
  • It’s stored in a refrigerator and later tested.

The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test takes about 15-30 minutes to complete.

What are the parameters measured in Mumps, PCR, Qualitative?

The replication of the virus’ cells is diagnosed in the Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test. The value of ImG and IgG should be as follows:

  • Vaccinated: Positive, greater than or equal to 1.1 AI.
  • Unvaccinated: Negative, less than or equal to 0.8 AI. [2]

Preparation for Mumps, PCR, Qualitative

The patient is required to fast for 30 minutes before the collection of their oral swab in the Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test.

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Post-care after Mumps, PCR, Qualitative

The patient can continue their normal activities after Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test. [3]

Sample types in Mumps, PCR, Qualitative

A swab of one’s saliva is collected in a Mumps, PCR, Qualitative test.

Side effects/risks of Mumps, PCR, Qualitative

The Mumps, PCR, Qualitative may give negative results during early phases of infection.

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