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1st Edition

Analysis of Addictive and Misused Drugs

Edited By

John A. Adamovics

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ISBN 9780824792381
Published October 20, 1994 by CRC Press
800 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents



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


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". . .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. "