Antonia Garrido-Frenich

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A new analytical procedure using a hollow fiber supported liquid membrane (HFSLM) has been developed for the simultaneous determination of pesticide residues in vegetables by liquid chromatography (LC) coupled with electrospray mass spectrometry (MS). The extraction technique requires minimal sample preparation and solvent consumption. Optimum extraction(More)
Due to the different physico-chemical properties of phenols, the development of a methodology for the simultaneous extraction and determination of phenolic compounds belonging to several families, such as chlorophenols (CPs), alkylphenols (APs), nitrophenols (NTPs) and cresols is difficult. This study shows the development and validation of a method for the(More)
A database has been created for the simultaneous analysis of more than 350 pesticides and veterinary drugs (including antibiotics) using ultra-high performance liquid chromatography coupled to high resolution Orbitrap mass spectrometry (UHPLC-Orbitrap-MS). This is a comprehensive exact mass database built using the Exactive-Orbitrap analyzer. The developed(More)
A rapid multiresidue method for the analysis of 72 pesticides has been developed using a single injection with low-pressure gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LP-GC/MS/MS). The LP-GC/MS/MS method used a short capillary column of 10 m x 0.53 mm i.d. x 0.25 microm film thickness coupled with a 0.6 m x 0.10 mm i.d. restriction at the inlet end.(More)
The Kohonen neural network was applied to hydrochemical data from the Detritic Aquifer of the Lower Andarax, situated in a semiarid zone in the southeast of Spain. An activation map was obtained for each of the sampling points, in which the spatial distribution of the activated neurons indicated different water qualities. To extract the information(More)
The assessment of the recovery factor with the analyte concentration in meat samples has been studied for the determination of organochlorine and organophosphorus pesticides in meat by gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS). For that purpose, recent IUPAC recommendations, which distinguishes between two terms, recovery factor and(More)
A wide range of pesticides used to control pests in vegetables have been determined in agricultural plant waste from beans, watermelons, and melons grown in greenhouses located in a predominantly agricultural area in Southeast Spain (Almería). Analysis of the pesticides was carried out by low-pressure gas chromatography (LP-GC) with mass spectrometry in(More)
An analytical methodology has been developed for the simultaneous extraction of 13 phenolic compounds, including chlorophenols (CPs), nitrophenols (NTPs), cresols and alkylphenols (APs) in different types of wastewater (WW) effluents. A solid-phase extraction (SPE) method has been optimized prior to the determination by gas chromatography coupled to triple(More)
A method was optimised and validated for simultaneous monitoring of several drugs of different classes of antibiotics such as quinolones (oxilinic acid and flumequine), tetracyclines (oxytetracycline), sulfonamides (sulfadiazine) and trimethoprim in fish muscle and skin. The method is based on solid-liquid extraction without further sample clean up followed(More)
An alternative to conventional capillary gas chromatography (GC) is evaluated as a new approach to determine pesticide residues in vegetables. Low-pressure gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LP-GC-MS-MS) is proposed after a fast and simple extraction of the vegetable samples with dichloromethane and without clean up. The use of the above-mentioned(More)