Hair cell damage in the inner ear of the guinea pig due to noise in a workshop.

@article{Erlandsson1987HairCD,
  title={Hair cell damage in the inner ear of the guinea pig due to noise in a workshop.},
  author={Bengt Erlandsson and H{\aa}kan H{\aa}kanson and Anette Ivarsson and Per Nilsson and Jan Wers{\"a}ll},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={1987},
  volume={103 5-6},
  pages={204-11}
}
Guinea pigs were exposed to noise in various workshops at a shipyard. The equivalent sound level ranged from 87 to 90 dB(A) and the exposure time was 30 days of 8 hours. The numbers of lost outer hair cells were greater than in control animals, thus establishing a relation between the number of lost hair cells and the total noise dose. A comparison between… CONTINUE READING