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Mumps

For information about diagnosis about reporting please see the PHE website.

There is more detailed information on diagnosis on the CKS website

Mumps is a notifiable disease and if suspected then PHE* should be informed immediately and an oral swab taken (viral swab) for confirmation.

Patients should avoid public areas such as GP waiting rooms and should be seen separately away from other patient areas if possible.

 

*Public Health England (South West):

Telephone: 0300 303 8162 (option 1 then option 2)