Luca Morini

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Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of ethyl glucuronide in hair with carbohydrate-deficient transferrin in serum as markers of chronic high levels of alcohol consumption
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 188:140-3. 2009
  2. pmc Cocaine use during pregnancy assessed by hair analysis in a Canary Islands cohort
    Xavier Joya
    Unitat de Recerca Infancia i Entorn, Institut de Recerca Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Distribution of embutramide and mebezonium iodide in a suicide after tanax injection
    L Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia
    J Anal Toxicol 36:349-52. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of extraction procedures for benzodiazepines determination in hair by LC-MS/MS
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Sciences, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 218:53-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Determination of ethyl glucuronide in nails by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry as a potential new biomarker for chronic alcohol abuse and binge drinking behavior
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini, 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Anal Bioanal Chem 402:1865-70. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Chronic excessive alcohol consumption diagnosis: comparison between traditional biomarkers and ethyl glucuronide in hair, a study on a real population
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia, Italy
    Ther Drug Monit 33:654-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Ethyl-glucuronide and ethyl-sulfate in placental and fetal tissues by liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Anal Biochem 418:30-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effect of bleaching on ethyl glucuronide in hair: an in vitro experiment
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 198:23-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide in hair. A sensitive and specific marker of chronic heavy drinking
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Addiction 104:915-20. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometric detection for the measurement of ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulfate in meconium: new biomarkers of gestational ethanol exposure?
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ther Drug Monit 30:725-32. 2008

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of ethyl glucuronide in hair with carbohydrate-deficient transferrin in serum as markers of chronic high levels of alcohol consumption
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 188:140-3. 2009
    ..47 for CDT-immunonephelometry; 0.98 vs. 0.51 for CDT-HPLC). Our results indicate that HEtG, as compared to CDT measured using different methods, is a selective marker of ethanol heavy chronic use providing considerably higher sensitivity...
  2. pmc Cocaine use during pregnancy assessed by hair analysis in a Canary Islands cohort
    Xavier Joya
    Unitat de Recerca Infancia i Entorn, Institut de Recerca Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:2. 2012
    ..Drug use during pregnancy is difficult to ascertain, and maternal reports are likely to be inaccurate. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of illicit drug use among pregnant women by using maternal hair analysis...
  3. doi request reprint Distribution of embutramide and mebezonium iodide in a suicide after tanax injection
    L Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia
    J Anal Toxicol 36:349-52. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of extraction procedures for benzodiazepines determination in hair by LC-MS/MS
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Sciences, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 218:53-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the sensitivity of two different hair sample preparation procedures for benzodiazepines detection in hair...
  5. doi request reprint Determination of ethyl glucuronide in nails by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry as a potential new biomarker for chronic alcohol abuse and binge drinking behavior
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini, 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Anal Bioanal Chem 402:1865-70. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Chronic excessive alcohol consumption diagnosis: comparison between traditional biomarkers and ethyl glucuronide in hair, a study on a real population
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia, Italy
    Ther Drug Monit 33:654-7. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Ethyl-glucuronide and ethyl-sulfate in placental and fetal tissues by liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, Forensic and Pharmaco Toxicological Science, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Anal Biochem 418:30-6. 2011
    ..Further studies should now corroborate the hypothesis, not yet confirmed, that transplacental transfer of ethanol takes place not only for the parent compound but also for EtG and EtS...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of bleaching on ethyl glucuronide in hair: an in vitro experiment
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 198:23-7. 2010
    ..Due to its high polarity hydrophilicity, a strong hair treatment followed by a shampooing may lead to removal/degradation of this molecule from hair matrix...
  9. doi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide in hair. A sensitive and specific marker of chronic heavy drinking
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Addiction 104:915-20. 2009
    ..This study aims to define a cut-off concentration for ethyl glucuronide in hair to determine if there was a history of heavy drinking...
  10. doi request reprint Liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometric detection for the measurement of ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulfate in meconium: new biomarkers of gestational ethanol exposure?
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ther Drug Monit 30:725-32. 2008
    ..This sensitive and specific method was used to assess the presence of these alcohol biomarkers in meconium samples from 2 different city cohorts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Markers of chronic alcohol use in hair: comparison of ethyl glucuronide and cocaethylene in cocaine users
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 172:23-7. 2007
    ..According to these data, EtG appears to be a more sensitive and specific marker of non-moderate alcohol users than CE...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide in hair: Is it a reliable marker of chronic high levels of alcohol consumption?
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Addiction 101:1408-12. 2006
    ..This study aims to investigate the relationship between ethanol daily intake (EDI) and the levels of ethyl glucuronide in hair...
  13. ncbi request reprint Determination of ethyl glucuronide in hair samples by liquid chromatography/electrospray tandem mass spectrometry
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Mass Spectrom 41:34-42. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Bioanalytical procedures for determination of conjugates or fatty acid esters of ethanol as markers of ethanol consumption: a review
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Anal Biochem 368:1-16. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulphate determination in serum by liquid chromatography-electrospray tandem mass spectrometry
    Luca Morini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 376:213-9. 2007
    ..Their presence is therefore indicative of recent ethanol consumption in case of delayed sampling after an event (e.g. car crash)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Direct determination of the ethanol metabolites ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulfate in urine by liquid chromatography/electrospray tandem mass spectrometry
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Italy
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:1321-31. 2005
    ..05-10 mg/L). The analytes were stable in frozen urine for at least 1 month. The assay was applied to several authentic urine samples from social drinkers and to alcoholic beverages...
  17. doi request reprint Workplace drug testing in Italy - critical considerations
    Claudia Vignali
    Department of Public Health, Neurosciences, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
    Drug Test Anal 5:208-12. 2013
    ..This makes us believe that the legal provisions are widely disregarded not paying the right tribute to the fact that Italy is one of few European countries with legislation on WDT...
  18. doi request reprint Testing ethylglucuronide in maternal hair and nails for the assessment of fetal exposure to alcohol: comparison with meconium testing
    Luca Morini
    Department of Public Health, Neuroscience, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ther Drug Monit 35:402-7. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint A direct screening procedure for diuretics in human urine by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry with information dependent acquisition
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 386:46-52. 2007
    ..Probably owing to the substantial variety of their chemical structures, which makes them hardly extractable from a biological matrix in a single procedure, a quite short list of screening methods can be retrieved in the literature...