18. Measurement of Illicit Drug Consumption in Small Populations: Prognosis for Noninvasive Drug Testing of Student Populations

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Deepika Panawennage1,
  2. Sara Castiglioni3,
  3. Ettore Zuccato3,
  4. Enrico Davoli2 and
  5. M. Paul Chiarelli1

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch18

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

Panawennage, D., Castiglioni, S., Zuccato, E., Davoli, E. and Paul Chiarelli, M. (2011) Measurement of Illicit Drug Consumption in Small Populations: Prognosis for Noninvasive Drug Testing of Student Populations, 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.ch18

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  2. 2

    Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

  3. 3

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

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 consumption in small populations - noninvasive drug testing of student populations;
  • illicit drug abuse, global problem with no society being immune - measured concentrations (ng/L) of drugs and their metabolites during regular class sessions (2008);
  • measurement of several illicit drugs and their metabolites - in wastewater streams, using liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • References