Screening for non-syndromic hearing loss in Southern Hungary: genetics and audiology

Attila Nagy, Róbert Csáki, József Klem, László Rovó, Ferenc Tóth, Gyula Tálosi, József Jóri, Kornél Kovács & József Géza Kiss
As hearing loss is one of the most abundant hearing disorders, and its inheritable, non-syndromic variant is hard to detect early enough, we decided to screen a large population sample – 318 patients – for mutations in 10 genes (GJB2, GJB3, GJB6, GJA1, COCH, KCNQ4, MYO6, POU3F4, 12s rRNA/MTRNR1,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]