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Wastewater-based epidemiology: current applications and future perspectives

  title={Wastewater-based epidemiology: current applications and future perspectives},
  author={Alberto Celma and Juan Vicente Sancho and F{\'e}lix Hern{\'a}ndez and M{\'a}rio J Dias and Susana M. N. Sim{\~o}es and Francesco Riva and Sara Castiglioni and Ettore Zuccato and Malcolm J Reid and Jose Antonio Baz-Lomba and Trevor Shine and Lubertus Bijlsma},
max 350 words. Arial 11 – Justify. The principle of using chemical analysis of wastewater to determine the use of illicit drugs was first demonstrated in 2005. Since then wastewater based epidemiology (WBE) has evolved to an acknowledged technique and widely applied. However outliers occur which cannot described to consumption only. The Netherlands is famous for its production of Amphetamine and MDMA (XTC). The precursors needed for the production of amphetamine are controlled chemicals… 



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