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Development & Validation of A Rapid GC-MS Method for Seized Drug Screening

February 15, 2023
Madeline Bloom, Edward Sisco, Ira Lurie
Controlled substances are one of the most frequently analyzed types of evidence in forensic laboratories. An increase in frequency of seizures in recent years has necessitated a need for rapid screening techniques to decrease case backlogs and expedite

Field-Deployable Devices

January 1, 2023
Thomas P. Forbes, Raychelle Burks
Reductions in instrument size, weight, and power continue to facilitate the development and application of field-deployable devices for investigative purposes. Portable analytical instrumentation supporting the rapid and reliable identification of two

Cannabis Laboratory Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 2 Moisture Final Report

November 29, 2022
Chuck Barber, Colleen E. Bryan Sallee, Carolyn Burdette, Shaun Kotoski, Melissa M. Phillips, Walter Brent Wilson, Laura Wood
In 2020, NIST launched Cannabis Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (CannaQAP) to improve the comparability of the analytical measurements of cannabis and cannabis-derived products in forensic and cannabis (hemp and marijuana) testing laboratories

A Template for the Validation of DART-MS for Qualitative Seized Drugs Analysis

March 10, 2022
Edward Sisco, Amber Burns, Elizabeth Schneider, Laurel Bobka, Ikenna Ikpeama
Direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry (DART-MS) is an increasingly employed tool for a wide range of forensic applications including seized drug analysis. A significant body of research surrounds DART-MS for the analysis of seized drugs and how it

Screening and Confirmation of Seized Drugs Utilizing Portable Raman Spectroscopy (TacticID) and Direct Analysis in Real Time-Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS)

October 8, 2021
Travon Cooman, Colby E. Ott, Kourtney A. Dalzell, Amber Burns, Edward Sisco, Luis E. Arroyo
The continuous change of the drug landscape in the United States demands adaptation and incorporation of emerging analytical methods that preferably allow onsite screening but are also capable of supporting the analysis of seized drugs received at forensic
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