The Handbook of Forensic Drug Analysis provides in-depth, up-to-date methods and results of forensic drug analyses. Chapters written by leading researchers in the field discuss the various forms of the drug as well as the origin and nature of samples. How to perform various tests, the use of best practices, and the analysis of results are discussed in detail. Numerous forensic and chemical analytic techniques are covered including immunoassay, gas chromatography, and mass spectrometry.
This complete volume is the only compendium of its kind on illicit drugs and analysis and should serve as a widely used reference for professionals. In addition, it can also be used as a standard textbook for graduate courses in forensic science.
- Contributed to by leading scientists from around the world.
- The only analysis book dedicated to illicit drugs of abuse
- Comprehensive coverage of sampling methods and various forms of analysis