A simple toxicological analysis of anabolic steroid preparations from the black market

  title={A simple toxicological analysis of anabolic steroid preparations from the black market},
  author={Manuela Pellegrini and Maria Concetta Rotolo and Rita Di Giovannadrea and Roberta Pacifici and Simona Pichini},
  journal={Annales De Toxicologie Analytique},
Objectives: A simple and rapid gas chromatography (GC) method with mass spectrometry (MS) detection was developed for the identification and quantification of anabolic steroids in pharmaceutical preparations from the black market. Material and Methods: After a liquid-liquid extraction of pharmaceutical products at acidic, neutral and basic pH with chloroform-isopropanol (9:1, v/v), the different steroids were separated by fused silica capillary column and detected by electron impact (EI)-MS in… 

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