Table 3

Comparison of mumps IgM detection using the CDC capture IgM EIA, two commercially available EIA kits, and an immunofluorescent antibody assay with serum samples from 205 cases that were confirmed by virus isolation

No. of doses of MMRNo. of samples positive/no. tested in MMR vaccination group (%)
CDC capture IgMaSerion indirect EIAbMicroimmune capture EIAaBion fluorescent antibodya
0 doses9/10 (90)8/10 (80)9/10 (90)8/10 (80)
1 dose9/17 (53)2/17 (12)8/17 (47)2/17 (12)
2 doses59/115 (51)10/115 (9)28/115 (24)11/115 (9.5)
Unknown29/63 (46)5/63 (8)15/63 (24)9/63 (14)
Total106/205 (52)25/205 (12)60/205 (29)30/205 (15)
  • a Test performed at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • b Test performed at New York City Public Health Laboratory.