Adelaide tops world for methamphetamine or 'ice' use in massive wastewater drug study

24 Oct 2019

QAEHS Director Prof Kevin Thomas helped lead the SCORE collaboration with 41 international institutions including the University of South Australia, analysing the drug levels in the largest world-wide wastewater-based study undertaken.

Prof Thomas stated, "The study not only shows the value of wastewater-based epidemiology in providing near real-time estimates of drug use internationally, but also the value of long-term collaboration in generating such a fantastic collection of data. It’s also wonderful to see wastewater analysis being applied in so many countries."

Read the full article here and read the academic paper here.

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