BERA test stands for Brain Stem Evoked Response Audiometry. If you are the one who is searching for this term BERA test, then you must be wondering which lab does this blood test or MRI scan centre does this test.
BERA test is a neuro-electrophysiology test done only by qualified neurologist. In BERA tests, sound impulses are given to ear and recorded by electrodes on the head. BERA test is non-painful, however BERA test needs sedation in young poorly co-operative children. You must remember that the interpretation of BERA test is based on age of the child. BERA child is often performed in children because of lack of co-operation for other hearing tests.
BERA test is often done to exclude hearing impairment. Our Clinic has facilities for BERA test even for very small children with experienced technicians for sedating children
BERA test is done in children with development delay, cerebral palsy, autism, speech delay, kernicterus, premature babies, critically ill new-born