Relevant scientific presentations by Cansford’s scientists

The relevant scientific presentations:
  1. Retrospective Hair Drug Testing: an assessment of current drug use patterns in samples from Australia, (TIAFT/SoHT), Brisbane, Australia, 2016.
  2. Hair analysis in the identification of adulterants used in cocaine formulations as an aid to diagnosis and treatment of associated toxicity,  (TIAFT/SoHT), Brisbane, Australia, 2016.
  3. Brazilian guidelines for drug and alcohol testing in hair collection and analysis, (SoHT), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015
  4. Providing Appropriate and Meaningful Workplace Hair Drug Testing, (SoHT), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015
  5. Detection of adulterants in hair samples as a diagnostic aid in clinical practice, (SoHT), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015
  6. Dealing with external contamination on hair samples, when in doubt, (SoHT), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015.
  7. Implication of non-attendance for hair collection for drug and alcohol testing in child care cases, (SoHT), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015
  8. Extent of external contamination of hair samples from crack cocaine users, (TIAFT), Buenos Aires, 2014
  9. Evaluation of hair analysis with socio-demographic profile of crack users in Brazil, (SoHT), Bordeaux, France, 2014
  10. Hair analysis in the workplace: global harmonisation required, (SoHT), Bordeaux, France, 2014
  11. Hair analysis in pre-employment of high-risk activities in Brazil, (SoHT), Geneva, Switzerland, 2013
  12. Differentiating between consumption and external contamination when testing for cocaine and cannabis in hair samples, (SoHT), Geneva, Switzerland, 2013
  13. Análise de Cabelo em Exames Pré-Admissionais em Atividades de alto Risco no Brasil, (CBTOX), Brazil, 2013
  14. Hair Analysis for the emerging new drugs: Tramadol and Mephedrone, (SoHT), Toronto, Canada, 2012
  15. Workplace Drug Testing, Different Matrices Different Objectives, (EWDTS), Edinbourgh, UK, 2011
  16. Testing for alcohol use in hair: is ethyl glucuronide (EtG) stable in hair?’ Société Française de Toxicologie Analytique, (SFTA) 16th annual meeting, The International Association of Forensic Scientists (TIAFT) 46th international meeting, & Society of Hair Testing, (SoHT), Martinique, French West Indies, 2008
  17. Differentiation between drug use and environmental contamination when testing for drugs in hair. (SoHT), Cardiff, UK, 2007.
  18. Challenge to an Initial Hair Analysis Result – A Case Study, (SoHT), Cardiff, 2007
  19. Comparative Confirmation Rates and Drug Level Patterns in Hair and Oral Fluid in Clinical Monitoring and Workplace Sectors, London Toxicology Group (LTG), London, UK 2007.
  20. The Determination of Ketamine Concentrations in Hair Samples, (TIAFT), Seattle – USA, 2007
  21. The Evaluation of Amphetamine Isomer Ratios in Hair Samples from Amphetamine Users, (TIAFT), Seattle – USA, 2007
  22.  Patterns in drug use in the United Kingdom as revealed through analysis of hair in a large population sample, (TIAFT) Ljubjana, Slovenia, 2006
  23. Hair Analysis for Assessing Cannabis Use: Are the cut-offs working?, SoHT Strasbourg, France, 2005
  24. Hair Analysis of Naltrexone: a Complementary and Useful Technique in Monitoring Compliance, (TIAFT) Seoul, 2005
  25. Hair Analysis for Assessing Cannabis Use by GC-MS/MS (Ion trap):  Limitations and Advances on the Differentiation between Systemic Exposure and External Contamination, BMSS Derby, UK, 2004
  26. Drug Detection in Hair: Assessment of Levels from Large Volume Screening and Confirmation Testing, (TIAFT) Washington, USA, 2004
  27. Drug Detection in Oral Fluid: Identification of Poly Drug Use by EIA and GC-MS, (TIAFT) Washington, USA, 2004
  28. Hair analysis for detection of drugs: the use of multiple and single sections on the interpretation of drug use for medical-legal purposes, (TIAFT) France, 2002
  29. Hair Analysis for Detection of Drugs: A Retrospective Review of Data Obtained in the Routine Practice of a Specialist Laboratory, (TIAFT) Prague, Czeck Republic 2001
  30. Kinetics of drug transport from gut lumen into blood in the firs-pass perfused gut preparation. PKUK Group, Newcastle, UK, 1997
  31. Method for the determination of buprenorphine in serum by gas-chromatography-mass-spectrometry using single ion monitoring, 4th International Congress of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology, Vienna, Austria, 1995.

SoHT: Society of Hair testing

TIAFT: The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists

CBTOX: Congresso Brasileiro de Toxicologia