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; Biosensors; Thin-Layer Chromatography Using the Toxi-Lab System; Reversed-Phase High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Analysis of Drugs of Forensic Interest; High-performance Liquid Chromatography Using Unmodified Silica with Polar Solvents; Applications of Capillary Electrophoresis for the Analysis of Seized Drugs; Thin-Layer Chromatographic Screening and Gas Chromatographic/Mass Spectrometric Confirmation in the Analysis of Abused Drugs; Robotics and the Analysis of Drugs of Abuse; Drug Analysis of Athletes; Drug Analysis in South America; Appendix: Supplementary Applications and Information.
". . .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. "