Windows of Detection of Tetrazepam in Urine, Oral Fluid, Beard, and Hair, With a Special Focus on Drug-Facilitated Crimes

  title={Windows of Detection of Tetrazepam in Urine, Oral Fluid, Beard, and Hair, With a Special Focus on Drug-Facilitated Crimes},
  author={M. Concheiro and M. Villain and S. Bouchet and B. Ludes and M. L{\'o}pez-Rivadulla and P. Kintz},
  journal={Therapeutic Drug Monitoring},
  • M. Concheiro, M. Villain, +3 authors P. Kintz
  • Published 2005
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Reducing the capacity of a victim to react against sexual assault, coupled with a possible abrupt unconsciousness-inducing effect and ease of administration in spiked drinks, have resulted in the use of sedative agents in cases of drug-facilitated offence. Among these compounds, tetrazepam may impair an individual rapidly. The chances of detecting this substance increase if the most sensitive methods are used and if the biologic matrix that allows the longest possible detection time is… CONTINUE READING
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