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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases