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Gas chromatographic-tandem mass spectrometric determination of anabolic steroids and their esters in hair. Application in doping control and meat quality control.
We have developed a powerful and simple sensitive method for testing hair for anabolic steroids and their esters. A 100-mg amount of powdered hair was treated with methanol in an ultrasonic bath forExpand
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Analysis of corticosteroids in hair by liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
The present study describes a confirmatory method for the quantitative determination in hair of the most common corticosteroids illegaly used as doping agents by athletes. Corticosteroids areExpand
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Use of drugs of abuse in less than 30-year-old drivers killed in a road crash in France: a spectacular increase for cannabis, cocaine and amphetamines.
A collaborative study was conducted in France in order to determine the prevalence of cannabinoids, opiates, cocaine metabolites and amphetamines in blood samples from drivers killed in roadExpand
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Screening and identification of drugs in human hair by high-performance liquid chromatography-photodiode-array UV detection and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry after solid-phase extraction. A
A method is described to screen for a wide range of pharmaceuticals in human hair. 75 mg of powdered hair are incubated (12 h at +56 degrees C) in 2 ml of distilled water (acidic compounds) or 0.1 MExpand
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Determination of endogenous levels of GHB in human hair. Are there possibilities for the identification of GHB administration through hair analysis in cases of drug-facilitated sexual assault?
We have developed a GC-MS-MS assay for GHB in human hair. Five milligrams of washed hair were hydrolyzed by 1M or 0.01M NaOH before a liquid-liquid extraction with ethyl acetate under acidicExpand
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Poisoning by plant material: review of human cases and analytical determination of main toxins by high-performance liquid chromatography-(tandem) mass spectrometry.
  • Y. Gaillard, G. Pépin
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical sciences…
  • 15 October 1999
The authors have reviewed the main toxic plants responsible for human deaths throughout the world. Forty plants (genera or species) were listed in order to establish an inventory of the activeExpand
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Hair analysis by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry in toxicological investigation of drug-facilitated crimes: report of 128 cases over the period June 2003-May 2004 in metropolitan Paris.
In recent years, reports of drug-facilitated crimes (DFC) have been increasing. The drugs involved are sometimes difficult to detect, because of their low dosages and the long time ellapsed betweenExpand
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Determination of bromazepam, clonazepam and metabolites after a single intake in urine and hair by LC-MS/MS. Application to forensic cases of drug facilitated crimes.
The number of reports on drug facilitated crimes is increasing these last years. Apart from ethanol and cannabis, benzodiazepines (BZD) and analogs are the most common drugs reported to be usedExpand
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Concordance between self-reported drug use and findings in hair about cocaine and heroin.
We have presented the results concerning 135 judicial expert opinion over a 3-year period. We have compared the measured levels in hair of 6-acetylmorphine (6-AM) and of cocaine with the habitual useExpand
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Fatal aluminum phosphide poisoning.
A 39-year-old man committed suicide by ingestion of aluminum phosphide, a potent mole pesticide, which was available at the victim's workplace. The judicial authority ordered an autopsy, which ruledExpand
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