Drug-impaired driving and traffic collisions: Study on a cross section of the Italian population

Sara Odoardi, Giulia Biosa, Serena Mestria, Valeria Valentini, Nadia De Giovanni, Francesca Cittadini, Sabina Strano Rossi The present study focuses on the association between road accidents and the presence of…

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Drug Testing Analysis - Special Issue

Special Issue “2022 Joint meeting SOHT-GTFI” in “Drug testing and Analysis” – Nuova deadline 31 dicembre

Dear Researchers, As an effort to further valorize your research work, a special issue associated with the 26 th SoHT meeting taking place in Verona, will be published in the…

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New evidence of high association between carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) and alcohol-related road traffic accidents. A retrospective study on 929 injured drivers

Nadia M Porpiglia, Franco Tagliaro, Rocco Micciolo, Luisa Canal, Giacomo Musile, Federica Bortolotti Background: It is well known that traffic injuries still represent one of the main causes of death and that high blood alcohol concentrations…

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Driving under the influence of drugs: Prevalence in road traffic accidents in Italy and considerations on per se limits legislation.

Favretto D, Visentin S, Stocchero G, Vogliardi S, Snenghi R, Montisci M Traffic Inj Prev. 2018;19(8):786-793 Abstract OBJECTIVE:  The objective of this study was to present the prevalence and concentrations of drugs in blood samples of drivers…

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Alcohol and drugs use among drivers injured in road accidents in Campania (Italy): A 8-years retrospective analysis.

Carfora A, Campobasso CP, Cassandro P, Petrella R, Borriello R Forensic Sci Int. 2018 Jul;288:291-296 Abstract A recent update of the Italian Road Traffic Law (RTL 41/2016), established severe penal sanctions when drivers, driving under the…

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Proactive drugs in DFSA cases: Toxicological findings in an eight-years study.

Bertol E, Di Milia MG, Fioravanti A, Mari F, Palumbo D, Pascali JP, Vaiano F Forensic Sci Int. 2018 Oct;291:207-215 Abstract In case of drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA), the evidence is frequently anecdotal, with few investigations based on…

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Detection of Fentanyl Analogs and Synthetic Opioids in Real Hair Samples

Salomone A, Palamar JJ, Bigiarini R, Gerace E, Di Corcia D, Vincenti M J Anal Toxicol. 2019 May 1;43(4):259-265 Abstract Novel synthetic opioids include various analogs of fentanyl and emerging non-fentanyl compounds with different chemical structures, such as AH-7921, MT-45…

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Inter-laboratory proficiency results of blood alcohol determinations at clinical and forensic laboratories in Italy

Zamengo L, Tedeschi G, Frison G, Griffoni C, Ponzin D, Jones AW Forensic Sci Int. 2019 Feb;295:213-218 Abstract BACKGROUND:  Inter-laboratory proficiency schemes are widely used to control the performance of clinical and forensic toxicology laboratories. In 2016…

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