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Overview

Test order codeHelp: J806

Test name

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Hearing Loss Test

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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How to order

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Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
ESequence analysis of select exons
PCR
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)

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Clinical utility

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Clinical validity

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Clinical resources

Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2023
    UK NICE Guideline (NG98), Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management, 2023
  • NICE, 2019
    Cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness (2019 Update)
  • ACMG ACT Sheet, 2018
    Newborn Screening ACT Sheet (Congenital Hearing Loss >30db)
  • ACMG ACT Sheet, 2010
    American College of Medical Genetics ACT SHEET, Congenital Hearing Loss, 2010
  • ACMG Algorithm, 2009
    American College of Medical Genetics Algorithm, Hearing Loss, 2009
  • NICE, 2009
    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness, 2009 [See 2019 Update, TA566]
  • ACMG Algorithm, 2009
    American College of Medical Genetics ACT SHEET, Newborn Screening ACT Sheet Algorithm, Congenital Hearing Loss, 2009

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