12. Analysis of Illicit Drugs in Water Using Direct-Injection Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Rebecca A. Trenholm and
  2. Shane A. Snyder

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch12

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Trenholm, R. A. and Snyder, S. A. (2011) Analysis of Illicit Drugs in Water Using Direct-Injection Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry, in Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry (eds S. Castiglioni, E. Zuccato and R. Fanelli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. Southern Nevada Water Authority, Applied Water Quality Research and Development Center, River Mountain Warer Treatment Facility, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470529546

Online ISBN: 9781118000816

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Keywords:

  • illicit drug analysis in water - using direct-injection liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry LC–MS/MS;
  • methamphetamine and amphetamine in water matrices (ng/L) - and matrix spike recoveries;
  • LC–MS/MS, preferred method for illicit drug identification and quantitation - advantages over GC and GC–MS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Studies

  • Results

  • Conclusions

  • References