The Rapid Measurement of Benzodiazepines in a Milk-Based Alcoholic Beverage Using QuEChERS Extraction and GC-MS Analysis.

@article{Famiglini2015TheRM,
  title={The Rapid Measurement of Benzodiazepines in a Milk-Based Alcoholic Beverage Using QuEChERS Extraction and GC-MS Analysis.},
  author={Giorgio Famiglini and Fabiana Capriotti and Pierangela Palma and Veronica Termopoli and Achille Cappiello},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={306-12}
}
Benzodiazepines (BDZs) are widely used as tranquilizers and anti-depressive drugs in common clinical practice. However, their ready availability and their synergistic effects with alcohol make them attractive for criminal intentions. To prove criminal action for legal reasons, it is often necessary to analyze beverage residues from a crime scene. Milk-based alcoholic drinks (whiskey creams) are gaining popularity due to their lower alcohol content pleasant taste. However, the complexity of this… CONTINUE READING