Application Note

Qualitative Analysis of Commonly Abused Drugs by LC/MS on the expression CMS

D. Tranchemontagne, N. Sousou, S. J. Prosser, J.D. Henion – Advion, Inc. & S. Orlowicz, S. Sadjadi, L. Snow – PhenoLogix

The Advion expression Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS) coupled with Liquid Chromatography (LC) was used as a qualitative screening tool. This application note will demonstrate the screening of various drugs, including amphetamines, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, opiates and opioid drugs as well as their common metabolites. It will show that the expression CMS can easily be implemented in a doctor’s office to provide fast and easy drug screening.