Mumps

Common Name(s)

Mumps

Mumps are a contagious disease caused by a virus. Mumps are spread when an infected person sneezes, coughs, or talks. It can also be spread through contact such as from touching a tissue or utensil that an infected person has touched or used. Symptoms typically appear 2-3 weeks after a person has been exposed to the virus, and include swelling of the cheeks and jaw from inflammation of the saliva glands, as well as fever, headache, stiff neck, and loss of appetite. Mumps can sometimes cause serious problems in the heart, pancreas, and joints, and can also lead to meningitis and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). A vaccine for mumps is available.

Source: Advocacy organizations associated with the condition.

 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Mumps" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Mumps" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Mumps" returned 630 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mumps in the Czech Republic in 2013: Clinical Characteristics, Mumps Virus Genotyping, and Epidemiological Links.
 

Author(s): Martina Havlíčková, Radomíra Limberková, Dita Smíšková, Kristýna Herrmannová, Helena Jiřincová, Ludmila Nováková, Pavla Lexová, Jan Kynčl, Simona Arientová, Vilma Marešová

Journal: Cent. Eur. J. Public Health. 2016 Mar;24(1):22-8.

 

The aim of the study was to map the incidence of mumps in the Czech Republic in terms of clinical symptoms, epidemiological links, and characteristics of circulating genotypes.

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

Go To URL
Importance of reporting sequence & serological data from mumps outbreaks in unvaccinated populations.
 

Author(s): Sarah Connaughton

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2016 Jan;143(1):8-10.

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016

Go To URL
Waning immunity against mumps in vaccinated young adults, France 2013.
 

Author(s): Sabine Vygen, Aurélie Fischer, Laure Meurice, Ibrahim Mounchetrou Njoya, Marina Gregoris, Bakhao Ndiaye, Adrien Ghenassia, Isabelle Poujol, Jean Paul Stahl, Denise Antona, Yann Le Strat, Daniel Levy-Bruhl, Patrick Rolland

Journal: Euro Surveill.. 2016 ;21(10):.

 

In 2013, 15 clusters of mumps were notified in France; 72% (82/114) of the cases had been vaccinated twice with measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. To determine whether the risk of mumps increased with time since the last vaccination, we conducted a case-control study among clusters in ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2016

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Mumps" returned 22 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Combination Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella Vaccine in Healthy Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Immunogenicity and Safety.
 

Author(s): Shu-Juan Ma, Xing Li, Yi-Quan Xiong, A-Ling Yao, Qing Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Nov;94(44):e1721.

 

A combined measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine is expected to facilitate universal immunization against these 4 diseases. This study was undertaken to synthesize current research findings of the immunogenicity and safety of MMRV in healthy children.We searched PubMed, Embase, ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2015

Go To URL
Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: mumps 2008-2012.
 

Author(s): Shopna K Bag, Aditi Dey, Han Wang, Frank Beard

Journal:

 

In 2007, Australia recorded the highest notification rate (2.8 per 100,000) for mumps since it became notifiable, with outbreaks in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Of particular concern was the number of cases seen in vaccinated individuals. The aim of this study was ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

Go To URL
Remembering mumps.
 

Author(s): Donald R Latner, Carole J Hickman

Journal:

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in Genetics Home Reference.

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Immunogenicity and Safety of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine When Given With Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Encephalitis, Japanese; Measles; Mumps; Rubella

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2016

Go to URL
Observational Study to Assess Protection to Mumps in Children Received One-dose Mumps-containing Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Parotid Gland Infection; Fever

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2016

Go to URL
Safety and Efficacy of ProQuad® in Children 6-24 Month Being Evaluated for Solid Organ Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: RENAL INSUFFICIENCY, CHRONIC; LIVER FAILURE, ACUTE; HEART DISEASE

 

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

Go to URL