Karl Pfleger

Karl Pfleger was appointed head of the Department of Toxicology at the Saarland University in Homburg/Saar, Germany, in 1967. In the late 1970s he developed, together with his PhD student Hans H. Maurer, novel analysis procedures for identification and Quantification of drugs, poisons and their metabolites in body samples. they introduced mass spectrometry as the gold standard into clinical and forensic toxicology. In 1985, they published the first edition of their unique handbook of GC and MS...See more