Viral Exanthemata & STDs - Measles, Mumps and Rubella Unit

Laboratory Details

Division:
Viral Diseases
Address:
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3E 3R2
Phone:
(204) 789-7055
Fax:
(204) 789-5009
Description:

The MMR unit undertakes reference and research activities on the measles, mumps and rubella viruses. Reference services include serological and molecular methods to support both surveillance and diagnostic activities.  The MMR unit performs molecular surveillance by genotyping of cases of measles, mumps and rubella across Canada. The unit is a WHO/PAHO Regional Reference Laboratory for measles and rubella and has a mandate to genotype all measles and rubella cases.

Proficiency Panels

Proficiency Panels
Proficiency Panel Pathogen
Measles Molecular EQA Panel Measles virus
Mumps Molecular EQA Panel Mumps virus
Rubella and Measles Proficiency Panel Rubella virus
Rubella and Measles Proficiency Panel Measles virus
Rubella Molecular EQA Panel Rubella virus

Proficiency Panel Reports

Requisition Form

Reference Diagnostic Tests

Reference Diagnostic Tests
Pathogen Test Category Reference Diagnostic Test
Measles virus Genotyping Genotyping
Measles virus Serology Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) Diagnosis
Measles virus Serology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) - IgM
Measles virus Serology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) - IgG
Measles virus Molecular Detection Molecular Detection (RT-PCR)
Mumps virus Molecular Detection and Genotyping Molecular Detection and Genotyping
Mumps virus Serology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) - IgM
Mumps virus Serology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) - IgG
Rubella virus Molecular Detection and Genotyping Molecular Detection and Genotyping
Rubella virus Serology IgG Avidity by Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA)
Rubella virus Serology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) - IgG
Rubella virus Serology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) - IgM