||Application of Portable Microprocessor-Based System for Electrophysiological Field Testing of Neurotoxicity.
Otto, D. ;
Baumann, S. ;
Robinson, G. ;
||Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. ;Illinois Univ. at Urbana-Champaign. ;North Carolina Univ. at Chapel Hill.
Medical equipment ;
Evoked potentials ;
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A portable microprocessor-based system designated PEARL II has been developed for neurotoxicity testing in human populations. PEARL II provides a flexible and powerful data acquisition capability to record sensory evoked potentials (auditory, visual and somotosensory), event-related slow potentials (CNV, P300) and behavioral measures. PEARL II has been mounted in a mobile laboratory to facilitate field testing. Data obtained in pediatric lead studies are provided for illustration.