Scientific article

Detection of smuggled cocaine in cargo using MDCT

Published inAmerican Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 190, no. 5, p. 1390-1395
Publication date2008

Smuggling dissolved drugs, especially cocaine, in bottled liquids is an ongoing problem at borders. Common fluoroscopy of packages at the border cannot detect contaminated liquids. The objective of our study was to develop an MDCT screening method to detect cocaine-containing vessels that are hidden between uncontaminated ones in a shipment.

  • Cocaine/analysis
  • Forensic Toxicology/methods
  • Product Packaging
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Solutions
  • Street Drugs/analysis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Transportation
  • Wine/analysis
Citation (ISO format)
GRABHERR, Silke et al. Detection of smuggled cocaine in cargo using MDCT. In: American Journal of Roentgenology, 2008, vol. 190, n° 5, p. 1390–1395. doi: 10.2214/AJR.07.3048
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ISSN of the journal0361-803X

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