Testing for the undetectable in drug-facilitated sexual assault using hair analyzed by tandem mass spectrometry as evidence.

@article{Kintz2004TestingFT,
  title={Testing for the undetectable in drug-facilitated sexual assault using hair analyzed by tandem mass spectrometry as evidence.},
  author={Pascal Kintz and Marion Villain and Bertrand Ludes},
  journal={Therapeutic drug monitoring},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          211-4
        }
}
  • Pascal Kintz, Marion Villain, Bertrand Ludes
  • Published in Therapeutic drug monitoring 2004
  • Medicine
  • The use of a drug to modify a person's behavior for criminal gain is not a recent phenomenon. However, the recent increase in reports of drug-facilitated crimes (sexual assault, robbery) has caused alarm in the general public. Drugs involved can be pharmaceuticals such as benzodiazepines (flunitrazepam, lorazepam, etc), hypnotics (zopiclone, zolpidem), sedatives (neuroleptics, some histamine H, antagonists), or anesthetics (gamma-hydroxybutyrate, ketamine), drugs of abuse such as cannabis… CONTINUE READING

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