1st Edition

Analysis of Addictive and Misused Drugs

Edited By John A. Adamovics Copyright 1994

    Examines the chromatographic and nonchromatographic methods available to identify, measure, and screen for nonmedical drug use, highlighting the latest technologies in immunochemical analysis, biosensors, thinlayer gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, and capillary electrophoresis. A comprehensive alphabetic listing of over 400 controlled-use drugs is provided.



    Enzyme Immunoassays

    Thomas Foley


    Jean-Michel Kauffmann and George G. Guilbault

    Thin-Layer Chromatography Using the Toxi-Lab System

    Sheldon D. Brunk

    Reversed-Phase High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Analysis of Drugs of Forensic Interest

    Ira S. Lurie

    High-performance Liquid Chromatography Using Unmodified Silica with Polar Solvents

    Steven R. Binder

    Applications of Capillary Electrophoresis for the Analysis of Seized Drugs

    Ira S. Lurie

    Thin-Layer Chromatographic Screening and Gas Chromatographic/Mass Spectrometric Confirmation in the Analysis of Abused Drugs

    Pirjo Lillsunde and Taimi Korte

    Robotics and the Analysis of Drugs of Abuse

    John de Kanel and Time Korbar

    Drug Analysis of Athletes

    Siu C. Chan and Jitka Petruzelka

    Drug Analysis in South America

    Juan Carlos García Fernández

    Appendix: Supplementary Applications and Information



    John A. Adamovics

    ". . .an informative, in-depth review and discussion. . . All toxicologists will find this a valuable and interesting addition to their library. "
    ---Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
    ". . .a useful addition to the analytical literature. "