Sewage Analysis CORe group Europe

Relevant publications


Castiglioni, S., et al., Testing wastewater to detect illicit drugs: State of the art, potential and research needs. Science of the Total Environment, 2014. 487: p. 613-620.

Ort, C., et al., Sewage-based epidemiology requires a truly transdisciplinary approach. GAIA, 2014. 23(3): p. 266-268.

Ort, C., et al., Spatial differences and temporal changes in illicit drug use in Europe quantified by wastewater analysis. Addiction, 2014. 109(8): p. 1338-1352.

Vazquez-Roig, P., et al., Stereoisomeric profiling of drugs of abuse and pharmaceuticals in wastewaters of Valencia (Spain). Science of the Total Environment, 2014. 494-495: p. 49-57.

Bade, R., et al., Screening of pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs in wastewater and surface waters of Spain and Italy by high resolution mass spectrometry using UHPLC-QTOF MS and LC-LTQ-Orbitrap MS. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2015. 407(30): p. 8979-8988.

Ryu, Y., M.J. Reid, and K.V. Thomas, Liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry with immunoaffinity clean-up for the determination of the oxidative stress biomarker 8-iso-prostaglandin F2alpha in wastewater. Journal of Chromatography A, 2015. 1409: p. 146-151.

Senta, I., et al., Wastewater analysis to monitor use of caffeine and nicotine and evaluation of their metabolites as biomarkers for population size assessment. Water Research, 2015. 74: p. 23-33.

Bade, R., et al., Facilitating high resolution mass spectrometry data processing for screening of environmental water samples: An evaluation of two deconvolution tools. Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 569-570: p. 434-441.

Baz-Lomba, J.A., et al., Comparison of pharmaceutical, illicit drug, alcohol, nicotine and caffeine levels in wastewater with sale, seizure and consumption data for 8 European cities. BMC Public Health, 2016. 16(1): p. 1-11.

Been, F., et al., Assessing geographical differences in illicit drug consumption-A comparison of results from epidemiological and wastewater data in germany and switzerland. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2016. 161: p. 189-199.

Been, F., et al., Profiles and changes in stimulant use in Belgium in the period of 2011–2015. Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 565: p. 1011-1019.

Bijlsma, L., et al., Identification and characterization of a novel cathinone derivative 1-(2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-5-yl)-2-phenyl-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)-ethanone seized by customs in Jersey. Forensic Toxicology, 2016. 34(1): p. 144-150.

Camacho-Muñoz, D., B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, and K.V. Thomas, Enantioselective simultaneous analysis of selected pharmaceuticals in environmental samples by ultrahigh performance supercritical fluid based chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2016. 934: p. 239-251.

Ferrando-Climent, L., et al., Identification of markers of cancer in urban sewage through the use of a suspect screening approach. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2016. 129: p. 571-580.

Gatidou, G., et al., Drugs of abuse and alcohol consumption among different groups of population on the Greek Island of Lesvos through sewage-based epidemiology. Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 563-564: p. 633-640.

González-Mariño, I., et al., Screening new psychoactive substances in urban wastewater using high resolution mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2016. 408(16): p. 4297-4309.

González-Mariño, I., et al., Wastewater-Based Epidemiology to Monitor Synthetic Cathinones Use in Different European Countries. Environmental Science and Technology, 2016. 50(18): p. 10089-10096.

Gracia-Lor, E., E. Zuccato, and S. Castiglioni, Refining correction factors for back-calculation of illicit drug use. Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 573: p. 1648-1659.

Hernández, F., et al., Mass spectrometric strategies for the investigation of biomarkers of illicit drug use in wastewater. Mass Spectrometry Reviews, 2016.

Kinyua, J., et al., Qualitative screening of new psychoactive substances in pooled urine samples from Belgium and United Kingdom. Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 573: p. 1527-1535.

Mardal, M., et al., Toxicokinetics of new psychoactive substances: plasma protein binding, metabolic stability, and human phase I metabolism of the synthetic cannabinoid WIN 55,212-2 studied using in vitro tools and LC-HR-MS/MS. Drug Testing and Analysis, 2016. 8(10): p. 1039-1048.

Mardal, M., et al., 3-Fluorophenmetrazine, a fluorinated analogue of phenmetrazine: Studies on in vivo metabolism in rat and human, in vitro metabolism in human CYP isoenzymes and microbial biotransformation in Pseudomonas Putida and wastewater using GC and LC coupled to (HR)-MS techniques. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2016. 128: p. 485-495.

McCall, A.K., et al., Critical review on the stability of illicit drugs in sewers and wastewater samples. Water Research, 2016. 88: p. 933-947.

Ryu, Y., et al., Comparative measurement and quantitative risk assessment of alcohol consumption through wastewater-based epidemiology: An international study in 20 cities. Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 565: p. 977-983.

Ryu, Y., et al., Increased levels of the oxidative stress biomarker 8-iso-prostaglandin F 2α in wastewater associated with tobacco use. Scientific Reports, 2016. 6.

Salvatore, S., et al., A nuanced picture of illicit drug use in 17 Italian cities through functional principal component analysis of temporal wastewater data. Journal of Public Health (Germany), 2016. 24(3): p. 165-174.

van Wel, J.H.P., et al., Investigation of agreement between wastewater-based epidemiology and survey data on alcohol and nicotine use in a community. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2016. 162: p. 170-175.

van Wel, J.H.P., et al., A comparison between wastewater-based drug data and an illicit drug use survey in a selected community. International Journal of Drug Policy, 2016. 34: p. 20-26.

Bade, R., et al., Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry determination of synthetic cathinones and phenethylamines in influent wastewater of eight European cities. Chemosphere, 2017. 168: p. 1032-1041.

Ibáñez, M., et al., UHPLC-QTOF MS screening of pharmaceuticals and their metabolites in treated wastewater samples from Athens. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2017. 323: p. 26-35.