Application Note: The Importance of Reliable and Efficient Sample Preparation in the Development of a Novel Forensic Method to Detect Diclofenac Residuesin Vultures and Livestock Animals
11 September 2015

A technique was developed to identify diclofenac residues in vultures and livestock animals by GC-MS. This paper reviews the development of this methodology, the technical challenges faced, with emphasis on sample preparation, and the role of the miVac sample condenser in increasing the overall efficiency and reliability of the method and its validation.