GC-MS analysis of hair for the detection of amphetamines and cocaine and their metabolites. A new modified methodology

Konstantinos Natsis, Georgios Psaros, Alexia Koukou, Amvrosios Orfanidis, Orthodoxia Mastrogianni, Georgios Theodoridis, Heleni Zagelidou, Heleni Tsoukali & Nikolaos Raikos
Objective: Hair analysis is recognized as a suitable method for the assessment of long term use of drugs of abuse. In the present paper we describe the development of a new methodology aiming to detect and quantify the presence of amphetamines and cocaine and their metabolites in hair from human subjects[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]