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November 1981

Auditory Evoked Potentials in Bacterial Meningitis

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurology (Drs Kotagal and Horenstein) and Pediatrics (Drs Kotagal and Dunkle), St Louis University; and the St Louis University Hospitals (Ms Rosenberg and Ms Rudd).

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(11):693-695. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510110053007

• Auditory evoked potentials obtained on infants and children recovering from bacterial meningitis are effective in early and reliable detection of sensorineural deafness, particularly in those who demonstrate absence of wave I.

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