3. Analytical Methods for the Detection of Illicit Drugs in Wastewaters and Surface Waters

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Renzo Bagnati1 and
  2. Enrico Davoli2

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch3

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

Bagnati, R. and Davoli, E. (2011) Analytical Methods for the Detection of Illicit Drugs in Wastewaters and Surface Waters, 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.ch3

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Analytical Instrumentation Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, 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:

  • mass spectrometry in illicit drugs' detection and measurement - analytical methods for illicit drug detection in wastewaters and surface waters;
  • sewage inlets and surface water analysis - conventional HPLC–MS/MS approach and high-resolution MS;
  • Orbitrap MS, newly developed mass spectrometer - high resolution, direct detection of illicit drugs in surface and wastewater samples

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sample Preparation

  • Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Analysis

  • Advanced High-Resolution Approaches

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References