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By Gerald R. Visgilio, Diana M. Whitelaw

ISBN-10: 0387375619

ISBN-13: 9780387375618

This publication is the results of a convention held biannually on the Goodwin-Niering middle for Conservation Biology and Environmental stories at Connecticut collage. It makes use of an interdisciplinary method of concentrate on vital ecological affects of acid deposition. The ebook combines learn findings and the coverage analyses of specialists from diversified educational disciplines with the positions complicated through representatives of varied nongovernmental agencies.

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An important aspect of SF/E for illicit drug use is that it has set the foundation for the use of SF/E for other purposes—some unrelated to drug use. A fascinating possibility would be the use of sewage monitoring for measuring indicators of community-wide health status via the presence of various biomarkers of health or disease. P1: OTA/XYZ P2: ABC c01 JWBS057-Castiglioni 22 December 10, 2010 20:2 Printer Name: Yet to Come ILLICIT DRUGS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ACKNOWLEDGMENT USEPA Notice: The United States Environmental Protection Agency through its Office of Research and Development funded and managed the research described here.

Morphine is one example. It can originate from medical use of morphine itself or from codeine (via O-demethylation). It can also originate from diverted morphine or codeine, as well as from heroin. By collecting data on other (and more unique) metabolites, these pathways can be teased apart. Using morphine as the example, by monitoring for the heroin metabolite 6-AM (6-acetylmorphine), a more representative picture can be obtained for that portion of morphine originating from heroin. While drug usage patterns and prevalence vary among countries as well as with time, those drugs in frequent use in the United States can serve as an organizing framework for further discussion.

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