This transducer is designed to perform the bronchospasm test on the guinea pig and is particularly suitable for connecting to UGO BASILE DataCapsule to any Recorder.
It enables the research worker to evaluate the spasm-inducing effect of drugs having a very wide range of action, not necessarily intended to act on respiratory dynamics.
The Bronchospasm Transducer 7020 is also a useful research tool for screening substances inducing the opposite effect, both those causing active bronchodilation in basal conditions and those which antagonize test drugs such as histamine, bradykinin, etc.
It is basically an air flow meter provided with a water input valve with adjustable pressure threshold. The whole device is a compact unit made entirely of Perspex, mounted on a base along with its own power supply and controls.
- Simple and reliable method to assess airflow resistance
- The effect of bronchodilators agents is quickly assessed (by simply connecting to an animal ventilator and to a data acquisition system or chart recorder)