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Psutka J., Dion-Fortier A., Dieckmann T., Campbell J. L., Segura P. A., Hopkins W. S. (2018) Identifying Fenton-Reacted Trimethoprim Transformation Products Using Differential Mobility Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry 90(8): 5352–5357.

Segura P. A., Barry K., Eysseric E., Gallagher-Duval S., Venne P., Bélanger G. (2018) Method for the Routine Determination of Accurate Masses by Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry. Methods and Protocols 1(1):9.

Lecours M.-A., Eysseric E., Yargeau V., Lessard J., Brisard G. M., Segura P. A. (2018) Electrochemistry-High Resolution Mass Spectrometry to Study Oxidation Products of Trimethoprim. Environments 5(1):1-18.

da Silva Junior C. A., Segura P. A. (2017) Identification of Dyes in Pen Ink by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry: A Laboratory Experiment. Journal of Laboratory Chemical Education 5(5):108-115.

Eysseric E., Barry K., Beaudry F., Houde M., Gagnon C., Segura P. A. (2017) Application of spectral accuracy to improve the identification of organic compounds in environmental analysis. Analytical Chemistry 89(18):9805–9813.

Eysseric E., Ghislain T., Duret X., Lalonde O., Segura P. A., Lavoie J.-M. (2017) Effect of steam treatments on the availability of various families of secondary metabolites extracted from green sweet sorghum. Industrial Crops and Products 104:120-128.

Eysseric, E., Bellerose, X., Lavoie, J.-M. and Segura, P.A. (2016) Post-column hydrogen-deuterium exchange technique to assist in the identification of small organic molecules by mass spectrometry. Canadian Journal of Chemistry 94, 781-787.

Poirier-Larabie S., Segura P. A., Gagnon C. (2016) Degradation of the pharmaceuticals diclofenac and sulfamethoxazole and their transformation products under controlled environmental conditions. Sci Total Environ 557:257-267.

Venne, P., Yargeau, V. and Segura, P.A. (2016) Quantification of ecdysteroids and retinoic acids in whole daphnids by liquid chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1438, 57-64.

Rodayan, A., Afana, S., Segura, P.A., Sultana, T., Metcalfe, C.D. and Yargeau, V. (2016) Linking Drugs of Abuse in Wastewater to Contamination of Surface and Drinking Water. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35(4), 843-849.



Segura P. A., Saadi K., Clair A., Lecours M.-A., Yargeau V. (2015) Application of XCMS online and toxicity bioassays to the study of transformation products of levofloxacin. Water Sci Technol 72(9):1578-1587.

Segura P. A., Takada H., Correa J. A., El Saadi K., Koike T., Onwona-Agyeman S., Ofosu-Anim J., Sabi E. B., Wasonga O. V., Mghalu J. M., dos Santos Junior A. M., Newman B., Weerts S., Yargeau V. (2015) Global occurrence of anti-infectives in contaminated surface waters: Impact of income inequality between countries. Environ Int 80:89-97.

Rabii F. W., Segura P. A., Fayad P. B., Sauvé S. (2014) Determination of six chemotherapeutic agents in municipal wastewater using online solid-phase extraction coupled to liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Sci Total Environ 487:792-800.

Rodayan A., Segura P. A., Yargeau V. (2014) Ozonation of wastewater: Removal and transformation products of drugs of abuse. Sci Total Environ 487:763-770.

Segura P. A., Kaplan P., Yargeau V. (2013) Identification and structural elucidation of ozonation transformation products of estrone. Chem Central J 7(74):1-11.

Segura P. A., Kaplan P., Erythropel H. C., Yargeau V. (2012) Comparative rapid toxicity screening of commercial and potential green plasticizers using bioluminescent bacteria. Ind Eng Chem Res 51:11555−11560.

Segura P. A., Gagnon C., Yargeau V. (2012) On the Application of High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry to Environmental Analysis. Int J Env Poll Remed 1(1):85-92.

Lajeunesse A., Segura P. A., Gélinas M., Hudon C., Thomas K., Quilliam M. A., Gagnon C. (2012) Detection and confirmation of saxitoxin analogues in freshwater benthic Lyngbya wollei algae collected in the St. Lawrence River (Canada) by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr, A 1219:93-103.

Segura P. A., MacLeod S. L., Lemoine P., Sauvé S., Gagnon C. (2011) Quantification of carbamazepine and atrazine and screening of suspect organic contaminants in surface and drinking waters. Chemosphere 84:1085-1094.

Garcia-Ac A., Segura P. A., Viglino L., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2011) Comparison of APPI, APCI and ESI for the LC-MS/MS analysis of bezafibrate, cyclophosphamide, enalapril, methotrexate and orlistat in municipal wastewater. J Mass Spectrom 46:383–390.


Segura P. A., Tremblay P., Picard P., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2010) High-Throughput Quantitation of Seven Sulfonamide Residues in Dairy Milk using Laser Diode Thermal Desorption-Negative Mode Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry. J Agric Food Chem 58:1442-1446.

Garcia-Ac A., Segura P. A., Viglino L., Fürtös A., Gagnon C., Prévost M., Sauvé S. (2009) On-line solid-phase extraction of large-volume injections coupled to liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for the quantitation and confirmation of 14 selected trace organic contaminants in drinking and surface water. J Chromatogr, A 1216:8518-8527.

Segura P. A., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2009) Application of turbulent flow chromatography load columns to the on-line analysis of anti-infectives in wastewaters. Chromatographia 70:239-245.

Segura P. A., François M., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2009) Review of the Occurrence of Anti-infectives in Contaminated Wastewaters and Natural and Drinking Waters Environ Health Perspect 117(5):675-684.

Garcia-Ac A., Segura P. A., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2009) Determination of bezafibrate, methotrexate, cyclophosphamide, orlistat and enalapril in waste and surface waters using on-line solid-phase extraction liquid chromatography coupled to polarity-switching electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. J Environ Monit 11:830-838.

Segura P. A., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2007) A fully automated on-line preconcentration and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the analysis of anti-infectives in wastewaters. Anal Chim Acta 604(2):147-157.

Segura P. A., Garcia-Ac A., Lajeunesse A., Ghosh D., Gagnon C., Sauvé S. (2007) Determination of six anti-infectives in wastewater using tandem solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry. J Environ Monit 9:307-313.