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2020

Simultaneous Analysis of Drugs in Forensic Cases by Liquid Chromatography–High-Resolution Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry

Mokhtar, S. U., Kulsing, C., Althakafy, J. T., Kotsos, A., Drummer, O. H. & Marriott, P. J., 2020, In : Chromatographia. 83, p. 53–64 12 p.

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2018

Catch and release: evaluating the safety of non-fatal heroin overdose management in the out-of-hospital environment

Stam, N. C., Pilgrim, J. L., Drummer, O. H., Smith, K. & Gerostamoulos, D., 2 Nov 2018, In : Clinical Toxicology. 56, 11, p. 1135-1142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Determining the effective dose of street-level heroin: A new way to consider fluctuations in heroin purity, mass and potential contribution to overdose

Stam, N. C., Gerostamoulos, D., Gerstner-Stevens, J., Scott, N., Smith, K., Drummer, O. H. & Pilgrim, J. L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Forensic Science International. 290, p. 219-226 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A cluster of fentanyl-laced heroin deaths in 2015 in Melbourne, Australia

Rodda, L. N., Pilgrim, J. L., Rago, M. D., Crump, K., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., May 2017, In : Journal of Analytical Toxicology. 41, 4, p. 318-324 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges for Detecting Valproic Acid in a Nontargeted Urine Drug Screening Method

Pope, J. D., Black, M. J., Drummer, O. H. & Schneider, H. G., 1 Aug 2017, In : Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. 39, 4, p. 457-460 4 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Drug-caused deaths in Australian medical practitioners and health-care professionals

Pilgrim, J. L., Dorward, R. & Drummer, O. H., 1 Mar 2017, In : Addiction. 112, 3, p. 486-493 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Fatal acute poisonings in Australian children (2003–13)

Pilgrim, J. L., Jenkins, E. L., Baber, Y., Caldicott, D. & Drummer, O. H., 1 Apr 2017, In : Addiction. 112, 4, p. 627-639 13 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

The analysis of 132 novel psychoactive substances in human hair using a single step extraction by tandem LC/MS

Boumba, V. A., Di Rago, M., Peka, M., Drummer, O. H. & Gerostamoulos, D., 1 Oct 2017, In : Forensic Science International. 279, p. 192-202 11 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
2016

A study to model the post-mortem stability of 4-MMC, MDMA and BZP in putrefying remains

Wenholz, D. S., Luong, S., Philp, M., Forbes, S. L., Stuart, B. H., Drummer, O. H. & Fu, S., 1 Aug 2016, In : Forensic Science International. 265, p. 54-60 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of alcohol and drug use in injured British Columbia drivers

Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Martz, W., Schreiber, W., Asbridge, M., Eppler, J., Lund, A., MacDonald, S. A., Drummer, O., Purssell, R., Andolfatto, G., Mann, R. & Brant, R., 1 Mar 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 3, 9 p., e009278.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of new psychoactive substances in Victorian fatally-injured drivers

Yap, S. & Drummer, O. H., 3 Mar 2016, In : Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences. 48, 2, p. 230-243 14 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid determination of sildenafil and its analogues in dietary supplements using gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry

Mokhtar, S. U., Chin, S-T., Kee, C-L., Low, M-Y., Drummer, O. H. & Marriott, P. J., 2016, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 121, p. 188-196 9 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

The involvement of prescribed drugs in road trauma

Drummer, O. H. & Yap, S., 1 Aug 2016, In : Forensic Science International. 265, p. 17-21 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)
2015

An update on oxycodone: lessons for death investigators in Australia

Pilgrim, J. L., Yafistham, S. P., Gaya, S., Saar, E. & Drummer, O. H., 2015, In : Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. 11, 1, p. 3 - 12 10 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of iso-alpha-acids to confirm beer consumption in postmortem specimens

Rodda, L. N., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2015, In : Drug Testing and Analysis. 7, 1, p. 65 - 74 10 p.

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Direct ionic liquid extractant injection for volatile chemical analysis - a gas chromatography sampling technique

Mokhtar, S. U., Chin, S. T., Ranganathan, V., Macfarlane, D. R., Drummer, O. H. & Marriott, P., 1 Jan 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, 1, p. 573-581 9 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of reduced iso-alpha-acids in volunteers following clear bottled beer consumption

Rodda, L. N., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2015, In : Forensic Science International. 250, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Review: Drug concentrations in hair and their relevance in drug facilitated crimes

Xiang, P., Shen, M. & Drummer, O. H., 2015, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 36, p. 126 - 135 10 p.

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47 Citations (Scopus)

Review: interpretation of drug presence in the hair of children

Wang, X. & Drummer, O. H., 2015, In : Forensic Science International. 257, p. 458 - 472 15 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

The advantage of CT scans and 3D visualizations in the analysis of three child mummies from the Graeco-Roman Period

Villa, C., Davey, M. J., Craig, P., Drummer, O. H. & Lynnerup, N., 2015, In : Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht uber die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur. 72, 1, p. 55 - 65 11 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

An assessment of the stability of MDMA, methamphetamine and THC in oral fluid

Turfus, S. C., Chu, M., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences. 46, 4, p. 397 - 410 14 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Dislodged teeth in four intact child mummies from Graeco/Roman Egypt (332 BCE - c. 395 CE) - child abuse, accident or careless embalmers?

Davey, M. J., Craig, P. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Papers on Anthropology. 23, 1, p. 18 - 28 11 p.

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Fast targeted analysis of 132 acidic and neutral drugs and poisons in whole blood using LC-MS/MS

Di Rago, M., Saar, E., Rodda, L. N., Turfus, S. C., Kotsos, A., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Forensic Science International. 243, p. 35 - 43 9 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

"King hit" fatalities in Australia, 2000-2012: the role of alcohol and other drugs

Pilgrim, J. L., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 135, 1, p. 119 - 132 14 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of iso-alpha-acids in volunteers following the consumption of beer

Rodda, L. N., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Journal of Analytical Toxicology. 38, 6 (Art. No.: bku038), p. 354 - 359 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

The postmortem redistribution of iso-a-acids in postmortem specimens

Rodda, L. N., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. 10, 4, p. 550 - 556 7 p.

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The prevalence of duloxetine in medico-legal death investigations in Victoria, Australia (2009-2012)

Pilgrim, J. L., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Forensic Science International. 234, p. 165 - 173 9 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

The stability of iso-alpha-acids and reduced iso-alpha-acids in stored blood specimens

Rodda, L. N., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Forensic Science International. 239, p. 44 - 49 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

The utilisation of modern forensic imaging in the investigation of Graeco- Roman child mummies

Davey, J., Taylor, J. T. & Drummer, O. H., 2014, In : Journal of Egyptian Archaeology. 100, p. 195-208 14 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A comparison of the performance of quality controls prepared from spiked, fortified and authentic hair for ethyl glucuronide analysis

Turfus, S. C., Beyer, J., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : Forensic Science International. 232, 1-3, p. 60 - 66 7 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol congener analysis and the source of alcohol: a review

Rodda, L., Beyer, J., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. 9, 2, p. 194 - 207 14 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

A review of methadone deaths between 2001 and 2005 in Victoria, Australia

Pilgrim, J. L., McDonough, M. A. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : Forensic Science International. 226, 1-3, p. 216 - 222 7 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Cocaine in sudden and unexpected death: a review of 49 post-mortem cases

Pilgrim, J. L., Woodford, N. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : Forensic Science International. 227, 1-3, p. 52 - 59 8 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Fatal misuse of codeine-ibuprofen analgesics in Victoria, Australia

Pilgrim, J. L., Dobbin, M. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 199, 5, p. 329 - 331 3 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Interpretation of postmortem forensic toxicology results for injury prevention research

Drummer, O. H., Kennedy, B., Bugeja, L., Ibrahim, J. E. & Ozanne-Smith, J. E., 2013, In : Injury Prevention. 19, 4, p. 284 - 289 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Recent increase in detection of alprazolam in Victorian heroin-related deaths

Rintoul, A., Dobbin, M., Nielsen, S., Degenhardt, L. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 198, 4, p. 206 - 209 4 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

The toxicology and comorbidities of fatal cases involving quetiapine

Pilgrim, J. L. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. 9, 2, p. 170 - 176 7 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

The value of CT imaging of Horus in determining the method of mummification and the sex of the mummy

Davey, J., Stewart, M. E. B. & Drummer, O. H., 2013, In : Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 57, 6, p. 657 - 662 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in fentanyl prescriptions and fentanyl-related mortality in Australia

Roxburgh, A., Burns, L., Drummer, O. H., Pilgrim, J. L., Farrell, M. & Degenhardt, L., 2013, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 32, 3, p. 269 - 275 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

49 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Assessment of the stability of 30 antipsychotic drugs in stored blood specimens

Saar, E., Gerostamoulos, D., Drummer, O. H. & Beyer, J., 2012, In : Forensic Science International. 215, 1-3, p. 152 - 158 7 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of single nucleotide polymorphisms of cytochrome p450 in an Australian deceased sample

Pilgrim, J., Ruiz, Y., Gesteira, A., Cruz, R., Gerostamoulos, D., Carracedo, A. & Drummer, O., 2012, In : Current Drug Metabolism. 13, 5, p. 679 - 692 14 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of 2-hydroxymethyl-olanzapine as a novel degradation product of olanzapine

Saar, E., Gerostamoulos, D., Drummer, O. H. & Beyer, J., 2012, In : Forensic Science International. 220, 1-3, p. 74 - 79 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Serotonin toxicity involving MDMA (ecstasy) and moclobemide

Pilgrim, J., Gerostamoulos, D., Woodford, N. & Drummer, O., 2012, In : Forensic Science International. 215, 1-3, p. 184 - 188 5 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The analysis of antipsychotic drugs in human matrices using LC-MS(/MS)

Saar, E., Beyer, J., Gerostamoulos, D. & Drummer, O. H., 2012, In : Drug Testing and Analysis. 4, 6, p. 376 - 394 19 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of the postmortem interval on the redistribution of drugs: a comparison of mortuary admission and autopsy blood specimens

Gerostamoulos, D., Beyer, J., Staikos, V., Woodford, N. & Drummer, O. H., 2012, In : Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. 8, 4, p. 373 - 379 7 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

The incidence of drugs of impairment in oral fluid from random roadside testing

Chu, M., Gerostamoulos, D., Beyer, J., Rodda, L., Boorman, M. & Drummer, O., 2012, In : Forensic Science International. 215, 1-3, p. 28 - 31 4 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)