Role of laboratory in rapid diagnosis of atypical mumps

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Abstract

Fairly large number of mumps virus infections present atypically without parotitis leading to delay in diagnosis and increased morbidity. Awareness of such presentations and inclusion of serological test for detecting IgM-specific antibodies could help in solving diagnostic dilemma, especially in unvaccinated individuals from developing countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-202
Number of pages2
JournalBrazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume14
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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