• Comparative measurement and quantitative risk assessment of alcohol consumption through wastewater-based epidemiology: An international study in 20 cities 

      Ryu, Yeonsuk; Barceló, Damia; Barron, Leon P.; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Castiglioni, Sara; de Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Hernández, Félix; Lai, Foon Yin; Lopes, Alvaro; de Alda, Miren López; Mastroianni, Nicola; Munro, Kelly; O'Brien, Jake; Ort, Christoph; Plosz, Benedek; Reid, Malcolm J; Yargeau, Viviane; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Quantitative measurement of drug consumption biomarkers in wastewater can provide objective information on community drug use patterns and trends. This study presents the measurement of alcohol consumption in 20 cities ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mass spectrometric strategies for the investigation of biomarkers of illicit drug use in wastewater 

      Hernández, Félix; Castiglioni, Sara; Covaci, Adrian; de Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Ort, Christoph; Reid, Malcolm; Sancho, Juan V.; Thomas, Kevin V; van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Zuccato, Ettore; Bijlsma, Lubertus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The analysis of illicit drugs in urban wastewater is the basis of wastewater‐based epidemiology (WBE), and has received much scientific attention because the concentrations measured can be used as a new non‐intrusive tool ...
    • Monitoring psychoactive substance use at six European festivals through wastewater and pooled urine analysis 

      Bijlsma, Lubertus; Celma, Alberto; Castiglioni, Sara; Salgueiro-González, Noelia; Bou-Iserte, Lledó; Baz Lomba, Jose Antonio; Reid, Malcolm James; Dias, Mário João Rodrigues; Lopes, Alvaro; Matias, João; Pastor-Alcañiz, Laura; Radonić, Jelena L.; Turk Sekulic, Sekulic; Shine, Trevor; van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Hernández, Félix; Zuccato, Ettore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The consumption of psychoactive substances is considered a growing problem in many communities. Moreover, new psychoactive substances (NPS) designed as (legal) substitutes to traditional illicit drugs are relatively easily ...
    • The NORMAN Association and the European Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC): let’s cooperate! 

      Dulio, Valeria; Koschorreck, Jan; van Bavel, Bert; van den Brink, Paul; Hollender, Juliane; Munthe, John; Schlabach, Martin; Aalizadeh, Reza; Agerstrand, Marlene; Ahrens, Lutz; Allan, Ian; Alygizakis, Nikiforos; Barceló, Damià; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla; Boutroup, Susanne; Brack, Werner; Bressy, Adele; Christensen, Jan H.; Cirka, Lubos; Covaci, Adrian; Derksen, Anja; Deviller, Genevieve; Dingemans, Milou M. L.; Engwall, Magnus; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Gago-Ferrero, Pablo; Hernández, Félix; Herzke, Dorte; Hilscherová, Klára; Hollert, Henner; Junghans, Marion; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Keiter, Steffen; Kools, Stefan A. E.; Kruve, Anneli; Lambropoulou, Dimitra; Lamoree, Marja; Leonards, Pim; Lopez, Benjamin; López de Alda, Miren; Lundy, Lian; Makovinská, Jarmila; Marigómez, Ionan; Martin, Jonathan W.; McHugh, Brendan; Miège, Cécile; O'Toole, Simon; Perkola, Noora; Polesello, Stefano; Posthuma, Leo; Rodriguez-Mozaz, Sara; Roessink, Ivo; Rostkowski, Pawel; Ruedel, Heinz; Samanipour, Saer; Schulze, Tobias; Schymanski, Emma L.; Sengl, Manfred; Tarabek, Peter; Hulscher, Dorien Ten; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Togola, Anne; Valsecchi, Sara; van Leeuwen, Stefan; von der Ohe, Peter; Vorkamp, Katrin; Vrana, Branislav; Slobodnik, Jaroslav (Others, 2020)
      The Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC) is currently under development as a joint research and innovation programme to strengthen the scientific basis for chemical risk assessment in the EU. The plan is to ...
    • Spatial differences and temporal changes in illicit drug use in Europe quantified by wastewater analysis 

      Ort, Christoph; van Nuijs, Alexander L. N.; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Castiglioni, Sara; Covaci, Adrian; de Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Griffiths, Paul; Hernández, Félix; González-Mariño, Iria; Grabic, Roman; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Mastroianni, Nicola; Meierjohann, Axel; Nefau, Thomas; Östman, Marcus; Pico, Yolanda; Racamonde, Ines; Reid, Malcolm James; Slobodnik, Jaroslav; Terzic, Senka; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • 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 ...