Acta Vet. Brno 2012, 81: 163-167

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201281020163

The assessment of melamine and cyanuric acid residues in eggs from laying hens exposed to contaminated feed

Pavel Novák1, Pavel Suchý1, Eva Straková1, Miriam Vlčáková2, Robert Germuška2

1Department of Nutrition, Animal Husbandry and Animal Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic
2State Veterinary and Food Institute Dolný Kubín, Slovak Republic

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