Genedrive Receives CE Mark for Hearing Loss Assay
The company's antibiotic-induced hearing loss test will be used to screen babies for a genetic mutation that can cause deafness when given certain antibiotics.
The assay detects a mutation that can confer hearing loss in patients, particularly neonates, who have taken gentamicin, an antibiotic prescribed for certain bacterial infections.
CapitalBio Deafness Test Being Evaluated for Neonatal Screening in Three Major Chinese Cities
BEIJING — Like many microarray vendors, CapitalBio sees future growth opportunities in molecular diagnostics.
Tel Aviv University Taps Capture/Sequencing Method to Diagnose Hearing Loss in Local Populations
By Molika Ashford In the hunt for the genetic causes of hearing loss in local populations, researchers at Tel Aviv University have taken up targeted genomic capture and deep sequencing to root out causative mutations.