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Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Equipment Options for Lay Screeners Serving Children 0 - 5 Years of Age

NCHAM and the ECHO Initiative do not endorse any particular brand or manufacturer of hearing screening equipment. For assistance in making equipment selection decisions, consult with a pediatric audiologist and other experienced screeners serving in early childhood care and education settings.

Equipment listed below meets the following criteria for hand held OAE screening units to be used by lay screeners: Yes
Can be purchased as a basic screener (without diagnostic capabilities or tympanometry) X
Provides Distortion Product (DP) screening—Some equipment can be purchased as a “TEOAE” or a “DPOAE” unit—be sure to ask for “DPOAE” only X
Provides a "Pass" or "Refer" result requiring no interpretation (using pass criteria of 3 out of 4 frequencies) X
Probe cord is of sufficient length (approx. 48”) and has a clip to attach it to clothing for screening children who are mobile and sitting upright X
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AUDX
Welch Allyn

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audx

AudX

welch allyn (no longer available)

Welch Allyn
(no longer available)


These are the same instruments manufactured by Natus
Natus Medical, Inc.
1-800-303-0306
Yes
Echo Screen
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echoscreen Natus Medical, Inc.
1-800-303-0306
Yes
Eroscan
GSI Corti
Welch Allyn

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eroscan

Eroscan

GSI Corti

GSI Corti

Welch Allyn (new version)

Welch Allyn
(new version)


These are the same instruments manufactured by Maico
Maico Diagnostics
1-800-941-4201

Grason-Stadler (Corti)
800-700-2282 or 952-278-4402

Welch Allyn
1-800-535-6663
No
Madsen Alpha
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corti Audiology Systems
612-850-8427
Yes
Otocheck
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otocheck Otodynamics Ltd.
1-800-659-7776
Yes
Sentiero
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sentiero Audiology Systems
612-850-8427
Yes