Genetic Newborn Screen IDs Children With Progressive Hearing Loss That Conventional Screen Missed | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A Taiwanese team has found that many newborns testing positive for deafness-related variants in the GJB2 gene but passing a conventional newborn hearing test developed progressive hearing loss in childhood, suggesting that genetic screening might be able to detect them earlier.

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