Lucia Politi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint A rapid screening procedure for drugs and poisons in gastric contents by direct injection-HPLC analysis
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini, 12 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 141:115-20. 2004
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint LC-MS-MS analysis of 2,4-dinitrophenol and its phase I and II metabolites in a case of fatal poisoning
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Anal Toxicol 31:55-61. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of cocaine in heroin-related deaths. Hypothesis on the interaction between heroin and cocaine
    Aldo Polettini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini, 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 153:23-8. 2005
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint A rapid screening procedure for drugs and poisons in gastric contents by direct injection-HPLC analysis
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini, 12 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 141:115-20. 2004
    ..On the other hand, the system suffers from a relatively limited sensitivity for compounds with a low UV absorption and from interferences due to the presence in the matrix of some highly UV- and FL-responsive compounds (e.g. tryptophan)...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint LC-MS-MS analysis of 2,4-dinitrophenol and its phase I and II metabolites in a case of fatal poisoning
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Anal Toxicol 31:55-61. 2007
    ..02 mg/L), and nordazepam (0.01 mg/L). Based on LC-MS-MS results and on available literature data on DNP poisonings, it was concluded that DNP poisoning played a contributing role, together with citalopram, in the cause of death...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of cocaine in heroin-related deaths. Hypothesis on the interaction between heroin and cocaine
    Aldo Polettini
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini, 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 153:23-8. 2005
    ..The hypothesis of a pharmacodynamic interaction of cocaine with heroin could not be confirmed owing to the paucity of data and the many uncontrolled variables involved...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. 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...
  13. 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Applications of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry in doping control
    Lucia Politi
    Department of Legal Medicine and Public Health, University of Pavia, Via Forlanini 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Anal Toxicol 29:1-14. 2005
    ..Information on the reasons for potential abuse by athletes, on the requirements established by WADA for analysis, and on the WADA rules for the interpretation of analytical findings are provided for the different classes of drugs...
  15. doi request reprint Nails of newborns in monitoring drug exposure during pregnancy
    Francesco Mari
    Department of Anatomy, Histology, and Legal Medicine, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, I 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 179:176-80. 2008
    ..In conclusion, for the first time, results showed that, once that sample collection problems are solved, nails of the first period of life can be a very interesting indicator of in utero drug exposure...