Location: Oberhausbergen, France
blood and urine testing
drug facilitated sexual assault case
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- Kintz P, Cirimele V, Dumestre Toulet V, Villain M, Ludes B. Doping control for methenolone using hair analysis by gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2002;766:161-7 pubmed..9-14.1% and 13.7-16.8%, respectively, with an extraction recovery of 97.6%. The analysis of a strand of hair obtained from two bodybuilders, revealed the presence of methenolone at the concentrations of 7.3 and 8.8 pg/mg. ..
- Kintz P, Villain M, Barguil Y, Charlot J, Cirimele V. Testing for atropine and scopolamine in hair by LC-MS-MS after Datura inoxia abuse. J Anal Toxicol. 2006;30:454-7 pubmed..Liquid chromatography-tandem MS appears to be a necessity for testing tropane alkaloids of the Datura group, given the low concentrations to be measured...
- Kintz P, Farrugia A, Ameline A, Eibel A, Raul J. High risk of misinterpreting hair analysis results for children tested for methadone. Forensic Sci Int. 2017;280:176-180 pubmed publisher..Practising scientists have the responsibility to inform the child protection authorities, courts, etc about these limitations. ..