Connexin 26 - related deafness


Description

Mutations in the GJB2 gene are associated with autosomal recessive sensorineural hearing loss. Certain rare mutations cause autosomal dominant non-syndromic or syndromic hearing loss.


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Sending address

Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Barclay House
37 Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BH

Laboratory service

Genetics


Sample requirements

5mls EDTA Blood


Reference range

Not applicable


Turnaround time

40 days


Disease / group

GJB2; GJB6


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Genetics

The Genetics Laboratories provide an extensive range of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics diagnostic testing services.

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