• A high-throughput solid-phase microextraction and post-loop mixing large volume injection method for water samples 

      Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Löve, Arndis S.C.; Reid, Malcolm James; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article presents a novel approach for the analysis of 13 drugs in wastewater for use in wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) studies. Sample preparation remains one of the principal bottlenecks in modern high-throughput ...
    • Analysis of stimulant drugs in the wastewater of five Nordic capitals 

      Löve, Arndis Sue Ching; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Reid, Malcolm J; Kankaanpää, Aino; Gunnar, Teemu; Dam, Maria; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Wastewater-based epidemiology is an efficient way to assess illicit drug use, complementing currently used methods retrieved from different data sources. The aim of this study is to compare stimulant drug use in five Nordic ...
    • Assessing Alternative Population Size Proxies in a Wastewater Catchment Area Using Mobile Device Data 

      Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Di Ruscio, Francesco; Amador, Arturo; Reid, Malcolm James; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Modeling and prediction of a city’s (Oslo, Norway) daily dynamic population using mobile device-based population activity data and three low cost markers is presented for the first time. Such data is useful for wastewater-based ...
    • Changes in drug use in European cities during early COVID-19 lockdowns – A snapshot from wastewater analysis 

      Been, Frederic; Emke, Erik; Matias, João; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Boogaerts, Tim; Castiglioni, Sara; Campos-Mañas, Marina; Celma, Alberto; Covaci, Adrian; de Voogt, Pim; Hernández, Félix; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; ter Laak, Thomas; Reid, Malcolm James; Salgueiro-González, Noelia; Steenbeek, Ruud; van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Zuccato, Ettore; Bijlsma, Lubertus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The COVID-19 outbreak has forced countries to introduce severe restrictive measures to contain its spread. In particular, physical distancing and restriction of movement have had important consequences on human behaviour ...
    • Characterization of multiple biomarker responses using flow cytometry to improve environmental hazard assessment with the green microalgae Raphidocelis subcapitata 

      Almeida, Ana Catarina; Gomes, Tania; Habuda-Stanic, Mirna; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Romic, Zeljka; Turkalj, Jelena Vesligaj; Lillicrap, Adam David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Microalgal toxicity tests using integrative endpoints as algal growth are regularly required to analyse the toxicity of potentially hazardous substances in the aquatic environment. However, these do not provide mechanistic ...
    • Comparison of pharmaceutical, illicit drug, alcohol, nicotine and caffeine levels in wastewater with sale, seizure and consumption data for 8 European cities 

      Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Salvatore, Stefania; Gracia-Lor, Emma; Bade, Richard; Castiglioni, Sara; Castrignanò, Erika; Causanilles, Ana; Hernandez, Félix; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Kinyua, Juliet; McCall, Ann-Kathrin; van Nuijs, Alexander; Ort, Christoph; Plosz, Benedek G.; Ramin, Pedram; Reid, Malcolm; Rousis, Nikolaos I.; Ryu, Yeonsuk; de Voogt, Pim; Bramness, Jørgen; Thomas, Kevin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: Monitoring the scale of pharmaceuticals, illicit and licit drugs consumption is important to assess the needs of law enforcement and public health, and provides more information about the different trends within ...
    • Comparison of phosphodiesterase type V inhibitors use in eight European cities through analysis of urban wastewater 

      Causanilles, Ana; Rojas Cantillano, Daniela; Emke, Erik; Bade, Richard; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Castiglioni, Sara; Castrignanò, Erika; Gracia-Lor, Emma; Hernández, Félix; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Kinyua, Juliet; McCall, Ann-Kathrin; van Nuijs, Alexander L. N.; Plosz, Benedek G; Ramin, Pedram; Rousis, Nikolaos I.; Ryu, Yeonsuk; Thomas, Kevin V; de Voogt, Pim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In this work a step forward in investigating the use of prescription drugs, namely erectile dysfunction products, at European level was taken by applying the wastewater-based epidemiology approach. 24-h composite samples ...
    • Drug Use by Music Festival Attendees: A Novel Triangulation Approach Using Self-Reported Data and Test Results of Oral Fluid and Pooled Urine Samples 

      Gjerde, Hallvard; Gjersing, Linn; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Salgueiro-González, Noelia; Furuhaugen, Håvard; Bretteville-Jensen, Anne Line; Hernández, Félix; Castiglioni, Sara; Amundsen, Ellen Johanna; Zuccato, Ettore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Self-reported data are commonly used when investigating illicit substance use. However, self-reports have well-known limitations such as limited recall and socially desirable responding. Mislabeling or adulteration ...
    • Multi-year inter-laboratory exercises for the analysis of illicit drugs and metabolites in wastewater: Development of a quality control system 

      van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Lai, Foon Yin; Been, Frederic; Andres-Costa, Maria Jesus; Barron, Leon; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Benaglia, Lisa; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Burgard, Dan; Castiglioni, Sara; Christophoridis, Christophoros; Covaci, Adrian; de Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Fick, Jerker; Hernandez, Felix; Gerber, Cobus; González-Mariño, Iria; Grabic, Roman; Gunnar, Teemu; Kannan, Kurunthachalam; Karolak, Sara; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Kokot, Zenon; Krizman-Matasic, Ivona; Li, Angela; Li, Xiqing; Löve, Arndis S.C.; Lopez de Alda, Miren; McCall, Ann-Kathrin; Meyer, Markus R.; Oberacher, Herbert; O'Brien, Jake; Quintana, Jose Benito; Reid, Malcolm James; Schneider, Serge; Simoes, Susana Sadler; Thomaidis, Nikolaos S.; Thomas, Kevin V; Yargeau, Viviane; Ort, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Thirty-seven laboratories from 25 countries present the development of an inter-laboratory testing scheme for the analysis of seven illicit drug residues in standard solutions, tap- and wastewater. Almost 10 000 concentration ...
    • Passive sampling of wastewater as a tool for the long-term monitoring of community exposure: Illicit and prescription drug trends as a proof of concept 

      Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Harman, Christopher; Reid, Malcolm; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      A passive sampling device, the Polar Organic Chemical Integrative Sampler (POCIS), was calibrated in-situ over a 4-week period in Oslo (Norway) for 10 illicit drugs and pharmaceuticals with the goal of developing an approach ...
    • Screening programme 2016 - Selected compounds with relevance for EU regulation 

      Schlabach, Martin; van Bavel, Bert; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Borgen, Anders; Fjeld, Eirik; Halse, Anne Karine; Nikiforov, Vladimir; Nizzetto, Pernilla Bohlin; Reid, Malcolm James; Rostkowski, Pawel Marian; Vogelsang, Christian (NILU-rapport;34/2017, Research report, 2017)
      This report summarizes the findings of a screening study into the occurrence of selected solvents, siloxanes, flame retardants, bisphenols and other PBT compounds in effluents, sewage sludge, surface water, sediments, house ...
    • Spatio-temporal assessment of illicit drug use at large scale: evidence from 7 years of international wastewater monitoring 

      González-Mariño, Iria; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Alygizakis, Nikiforos; Andres-Costa, Maria Jesus; Bade, Richard; Bannwarth, Anne; Barron, Leon-P; Been, Frederic; Benaglia, Lisa; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Bodík, Igor; Brenner, Asher; Brock, Andreas L.; Burgard, Dan; Castrignanò, Erika; Celma, Alberto; Christophoridis, Christophoros; Covaci, Adrian; Emke, Erik; Devault, Damien A.; Dias, Mário J.; Esseiva, Pierre; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Fedorova, Ganna; Fytianos, Konstantinos; Gerber, Cobus; Grabic, Roman; Gracia-Lor, Emma; Grüner, Stefan; Gunnar, Teemu; Hapeshi, Evroula; Heath, Ester; Helm, Björn; Hernández, Félix; Kankaanpaa, Aino; Karolak, Sara; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Krizman-Matasic, Ivona; Lai, Foon Yin; Lechowicz, Wojciech; Lopes, Alvaro; de Alda, Miren López; López-García, Ester; Löve, Arndís S. C.; Mastroianni, Nicola; McEneff, Gillian L.; Montes, Rosa; Munro, Kelly; Nefau, Thomas; Oberacher, Herbert; O'Brien, Jake; Oertel, Reinhard; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Pico, Yolanda; Plósz, Benedek G.; Polesel, Fabio; Postigo, Cristina; Quintana, José Benito; Ramin, Pedram; Reid, Malcolm James; Rice, Jack; Rodil, Rosario; Salgueiro-González, Noelia; Schubert, Sara; Senta, Ivan; Simoes, Susana Sadler; Sremacki, Maja M.; Styszko, Katarzyna; Terzic, Senka; Thomaidis, Nikolaos S.; Thomas, Kevin V; Tscharke, Benjamin; Udrisard, Robin; van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Yargeau, Viviane; Zuccato, Ettore; Castiglioni, Sara; Ort, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and aims. Wastewater‐based epidemiology is an additional indicator of drug use that is gaining reliability to complement the current established panel of indicators. The aims of this study were to: (i) assess ...
    • The Effect of Extraction Methodology on the Recovery and Distribution of Naphthenic Acids of oilfield Produced Water 

      Samanipour, Saer; Hooshyari, Maryam; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Reid, Malcolm James; Casale, Monica; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Comprehensive chemical characterization of naphthenic acids (NAs) in oilfield produced water is a challenging task due to sample complexity. The recovery of NAs from produced water, and the corresponding distribution of ...