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Overview

Test order codeHelp: 511405

Test name

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GJB2 Sequencing, Full Gene

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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1 condition tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

Summary of what is tested

1 gene and variant. Click Methodology tab for more information.

Genes

  • Gene: GJB2 (13q12.11)

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Clinical utility

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How to order

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Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2009
    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness, 2009
  • ACMG, 2002
    Genetics Evaluation Guidelines for the Etiologic Diagnosis of Congenital Hearing Loss

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