Application Note: Detection of Nordiazepam and Oxazepam in Calliphora Vicina Larvae using LC/MS/MS
17 May 2012

In this study LC/MS/MS is used to detect the Benzodiazepine Nordiazepam and its metabolite Oxazepam, in single larvae of the Calliphora vicina. Benzodiazepines are prescribed for the symptomatic treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders. They are frequently encountered in postmortem blood analysis (suicide or accidental deaths).