Relevant peer reviewed published papers by Cansford’s scientists

  1. Ethyl glucuronide as a long-term alcohol biomarker in fingernail and hair. Matrix comparison and evaluation of gender bias, Alcohol and Alcoholism, (2019): 1-6
  2. Data on ethyl glucuronide and cocaethylene concentrations in the hair of cocaine users. Data in brief, 20, pp.2036-2039, (2018).
  3. Hair analysis when external contamination is in question: A review of practical approach for the interpretation of results. Forensic science international 285 (2018): 105-110.
  4. Recent Advances in Hair Testing, Edited by Lolita Tsanaclis, Markus Baumgartner,  Forensic science international, 30 June 2017
  5. Commentary on Current Changes of the SoHT 2016 Consensus on Alcohol Markers in Hair and Further Background Information. Forensic Science International (2017).
  6. European guidelines for workplace drug and alcohol testing in hair. Drug Testing and Analysis July 2016.
  7. Workplace Drug Testing in “Hair Analysis in Clinical and Forensic Toxicology” eds Pascal Kintz, Alberto Salomone, Marco Vincenti, Academic Press; Edition: 1 (25 de June de 2015)
  8. Differentiation between consumption and external contamination when testing for cocaine and cannabis in hair samples. Drug testing and analysis, 6(S1), 37-4, 2014
  9. Workplace drug testing, different matrices different objectives. Drug Testing and Analysis 4 (2), 2012, 83–88, 2012
  10. Análises de drogas em cabelos ou pêlos. RevInter Revista de Toxicologia, Risco Ambiental e Sociedade, 4(1), 2011
  11. Simultaneous determination of GHB and EtG in hair using GCMS/MS. Drug testing and analysis 3,201–205, 2010
  12. Testing for alcohol use in hair: is ethyl glucuronide (EtG) stable in hair? Ann. Toxicol. Anal, 21(2), 67-71, 2009
  13. Differentiation between drug use and environmental contamination when testing for drugs in hair. Forensic Sci Int. 176 (1): 19-22, 2008
  14. Do drug users use less alcohol than non-drug users? A comparison of ethyl glucuronide concentrations in hair between the two groups in medico-legal cases. Forensic Sci Int. 176: 82-6, 2008
  15. Patterns in drug use in the United Kingdom as revealed through analysis of hair in a large population sample. Forensic Sci. Int. 170 (2-3):121-128, 2007
  16. Prevalence and disposition of drugs of abuse and opioid treatment drugs in oral fluid.  J Anal Toxicol. 31 (8):424-433, 2007GC-MS-MS Determination of Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate in Blood and Urine.  J Anal Toxicol. 30 (6):375-379, 2006
  17. Comparison by External Quality Assessment of Performance of Analytical Systems for Measurement of Therapeutic Drugs in Serum.  Therapeutic Drug Monitoring,  19: 420-426, 1997
  18. Time course of appearance of cotinine in human beard hair after a single dose of nicotine.  Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 17:195-198, 1995
  19. Intra- and interlaboratory sources of imprecision in drug measurements by different techniques. Clinical Chemistry 39: 851-855, 1993