Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
MUMPS Mumps Virus ( Paramyxovirus ) Via Respiratory Tract - Replicates locally - Blood circulation - Target tissues such as CNS & Salivary glands , particularly Parotid glands 12- 25 days Na *Fever , earache , headache- painful swelling of parotid gland accompanied by fever , local pain & tenderness * Epididymo- orchitis , preceded by parotitis *Fever , earache , headache - painful swelling of parotid gland accompanied by fever ,local pain & tenderness * Epididymo - orchitis , preceded by parotitis *Live attenuated vaccine ( Jeryl - Lynn strain )