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Dissociable Effects of a Single Dose of Ecstasy (MDMA) on Psychomotor Skills and Attentional Performance
- C. Lamers, J. Ramaekers, +5 authors K. Brookhuis
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of psychopharmacology
- 1 December 2003
Ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, MDMA) is a psychoactive recreational drug widely used by young people visiting dance parties, and has been associated with poor cognitive function. The… Expand
Practical aspects concerning validation and quality control for forensic and clinical bioanalytical quantitative methods
Reporting reliable analytical data is the backbone of forensic and clinical bioanalytical research and applications. Therefore, international agreement concerning validation and quality control… Expand
Entomotoxicology, experimental set-up and interpretation for forensic toxicologists.
Forensic entomotoxicology studies the usefulness of insects as alternative toxicological samples. Use of insects as alternative matrix for drug detection is well documented and recommended when… Expand
Relationship Between Oral Fluid and Blood Concentrations of Drugs of Abuse in Drivers Suspected of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
In recent years, the interest in the use of oral fluid as a biological matrix has increased significantly, particularly for detecting driving under the influence of drugs (DUID). In this study, the… Expand
Use of Alternative Specimens: Drugs of Abuse in Saliva and Doping Agents in Hair
It is generally accepted that chemical testing of biologic fluids is the most objective means of diagnosis of drug use. The presence of a drug analyte in a biologic specimen can be used to document… Expand
Recent applications of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry in forensic science.
- M. Wood, M. Laloup, +4 authors G. de Boeck
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of chromatography. A
- 13 October 2006
Recent years have seen the development of powerful technologies that have provided forensic scientists with new analytical capabilities, unimaginable only a few years ago. With liquid… Expand
MDMA and alcohol effects, combined and alone, on objective and subjective measures of actual driving performance and psychomotor function
RationaleThe party drug ecstasy is frequently used in combination with other drugs like marihuana and alcohol. In addition, a substantial proportion of the MDMA users has claimed to drive a car when… Expand
Stimulant effects of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) 75 mg and methylphenidate 20 mg on actual driving during intoxication and withdrawal.
BACKGROUND 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is currently one of the most popular drugs of abuse in Europe. Its increasing use over the last decade has led to concern regarding possible… Expand
Development of a rapid and sensitive method for the quantitation of benzodiazepines in Calliphora vicina larvae and puparia by LC-MS-MS.
- M. Wood, M. Laloup, +6 authors G. de Boeck
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of analytical toxicology
- 1 October 2003
Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS-MS) is emerging as the tool of choice for rapid analysis and the detection of biologically active compounds in complex mixtures. We describe the… Expand
Methadone determination in puparia and its effect on the development of Lucilia sericata (Diptera, Calliphoridae).
- M. Gosselin, V. di Fazio, +4 authors P. Rasmont
- Biology, Medicine
- Forensic science international
- 15 June 2011
This paper describes a sensitive UPLC-MS/MS method for quantification of methadone and 2-ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine (EDDP) in single empty puparial case of Lucilia sericata.… Expand