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ID Number 686
Study Type In Vivo
Model 435 MHz (CW, PW) exposure of rats and analysis of hormones and other indicators of stress

Sprague Dawley rats were exposed to 435 MHz (CW or PW-1.0 usec pulse width, 1 kHz pulse rate) RF at an SAR of 0.3 W/kg for 22 hr daily, 7 days/wk, for 6 months. Exposure resulted in no significant changes in blood ACTH, corticosterone, prolactin, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine levels, hematocrit ratio, complete red and white blood cell counts, and a differential count of neutrophils, eosinophils, and monocytes, or cardiovascular endpoints (heart rate and mean arterial blood pressure). The authors conclude the chronic exposure was not a source of significant environmental stress.

Findings No Effects
Status Completed With Publication
Principal Investigator Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Funding Agency AF, USA
  • Toler, J et al. J. Microwave Power & EM Energy, (1988) 23:105-136
  • Bonasera, S et al. J. Microwave Power & EM Energy, (1988) 23:95-104
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