Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL)

Forms and Documents

Test Details

  • Molecular confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Testing of patients suspected of having a mitochondrial disorder

65 confirmed disease-causing mtDNA point variants (see list in Test Info Sheet) and large scale deletion analysis of the mitochondrial genome (including LHON [20 mutations], MELAS [16 mutations], LS/NARP [22 mutations], MIHL/MIDM [10 mutations)] MERRF [6 mutations], KSS, CPEO, Pearson syndrome, etc.)

  • Next-Gen Sequencing

Ordering

704
3-4 weeks
Tissue Biopsy (>50 mg Muscle or Liver-Flash Frozen)
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube|Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)

Billing

81465x1, 81401x5
Yes
Yes
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

References

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  6. DiMauro, S. Gene Reviews (2005) MERRF.
  7. Thorburn, D. Gene Reviews (2006) Mitochondrial DNA-Associated Leigh Syndrome and NARP.
  8. DiMauro, S. Gene Reviews (2005) MELAS.
  9. Yu-Wai-Man, P and Chinnery, P. Gene Reviews (2008) Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.
  10. Macmillan et al., (1998) Neurology 50:417-22.
  11. Crispim et al., (2008) Arq Bras Endocrinol Metab 52:1228-1235.
  12. Zhu et al., (2009) Acta Biochim Biophys Sin 41:179-187.
  13. Chinnery, P. Gene Reviews (2006) Mitochondrial Disorders Overview.
  14. Bennett S.(2004) Pharmacogenomics 5:433-8
  15. MITOMAP: A Human Mitochondrial Genome Database. http://www.mitomap.org, 2008.
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Forms and Documents

Test Details

GJB2 (Cx26)
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To distinguish GJB2 disorders from other forms of palmoplantar keratoderma
  • Defining the inheritance pattern in the family or individual
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with known mutation(s)
  • Capillary Sequencing

Ordering

130
3 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)|Dried Blood Spots|Buccal Swabs

Billing

81252x1
Yes
Yes
  • 757.39 Other Accessory skin tags, congenital, Congenital scar, Epidermolysis bullosa, Keratoderma (congenital)
  • 389.1 Sensorineural hearing loss, Perceptive hearing loss or deafness
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

References

  1. Richard et al. Expanding the phenotypic spectrum of Cx26 disorders: Bart-Pumphrey Syndrome is caused by a novel missense mutation in GJB2. J Invest Dermatol, 123(5):856-63, 2004
  2. Maestrini et al. A missense mutation in connexin26, D66H, causes mutilating keratoderma with sensorineural deafness (Vohwinkel\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s syndrome) in three unrelated families. Hum. Mol. Genet. 8: 1237–1243, 1999
  3. G. Richard. Connexin Disorders of the Skin. Clinics in Dermatology, 23:23-32, 2005

Forms and Documents

Test Details

GJB6 (Cx30)
  • Confirmation of the clinical diagnosis
  • To distinguish between different forms of ectodermal dysplasias
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with known mutation
  • Capillary Sequencing

Ordering

157
3 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)|Dried Blood Spots|Buccal Swabs

Billing

81254x1, 81479x1
Yes
Yes
  • 757.31 Congenital ectodermal dysplasia
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

References

  1. Jan et al. Genetic heterogeneity of KID syndrome: identification of a Cx30 gene (GJB6) mutation in a patient with KID syndrome and congenital atrichia. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 May;122(5):1108-13
  2. Smith et al. A novel connexin 30 mutation in Clouston syndrome. J Invest Dermatol. 2002 Mar; 118(3):530-2
  3. van Steensel et al. Clouston syndrome can mimic pachyonychia congenita. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Nov;121(5):1035-8
  4. Lamartine et al. Mutations in GJB6 cause hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. Nat Genet. 2000 Oct;26(2):142-4

Forms and Documents

Test Details

  • Molecular confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Testing of patients suspected of having a mitochondrial disorder
  • Next-Gen Sequencing

Ordering

554
4 weeks
Tissue Biopsy (>50 mg Muscle or Liver-Flash Frozen)
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube|Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)|Buccal Swabs

Billing

81460x1, 81465x1
Yes
Yes
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

References

  1. Oliveira et al., (2005) Dev Med Child Neurol 47:185-189.
  2. Zhu et al., (2009) Acta Biochim Biophys Sin 41:179-187
  3. Chinnery, P. Gene Reviews (2006) Mitochondrial Disorders Overview.
  4. Tarnopolsky, M and Raha S. (2005) Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:2086-93.
  5. van Adel, B. and Tarnopolsky, M. (2009) J Clin Neuromusc Dis 10:97-121.
  6. Longo, N. (2003) Neurol Clin N Am 21:817- 831.
  7. Bennett S.(2004) Pharmacogenomics 5:433-8.
  8. Chinnery, P. Gene Reviews (2006) Mitochondrial Disorders Overview.
  9. Koenig MK. (2008) Pediatr Neurol, 38:305-313.
  10. Zeviani1 and Di Donato. (2004) Brain, 127: 2153–2172.