Brain auditory evoked response test, the standard method for the diagnosis of the hereditary deafness in dogs

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  • Nicolae Coldea

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52331/cvj.v26i2.23

Keywords:

BAER, dog, auditory evoked response test

Abstract

Hearing deficiency is one of the most common hearing impairments that affect humans and other mammalian alike. Hearing loss is not painful or a life-threatening change but can endanger the patient by taking into account a large number of breeds predisposed to hereditary deafness, this short communication aims to synthesize the steps and the method for BAER test. For the affected breeds, the BAER test is recommended starting at the age of two months

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2021-09-30

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Short communication

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“Brain auditory evoked response test, the standard method for the diagnosis of the hereditary deafness in dogs” (2021) Cluj Veterinary Journal, 26(2), pp. 24–28. doi:10.52331/cvj.v26i2.23.

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