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Title: QuEChERS, a sample preparation technique that is “catching on”: an up-to-date interview with its inventors

Author
item Lehotay, Steven
item Anastassiades, Michelangelo
item Majors, Ron

Submitted to: LC GC North America
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/1/2010
Publication Date: 7/1/2010
Citation: Lehotay, S.J., Anastassiades, M., Majors, R. 2010. QuEChERS, a sample preparation technique that is “catching on”: an up-to-date interview with its inventors. LC GC North America. 28(7):504-516.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The technique of QuEChERS (Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective, Rugged and Safe) is only 7 years old, yet it is revolutionizing the manner in which multiresidue, multiclass pesticide analysis (and perhaps beyond) is performed. Columnist Ron Majors sits down with inventors Steve Lehotay and Michelangelo Anastassiades and explores its successes, challenges and potential future directions of this growing sample preparation technique.