Acta Vet. Brno 2019, 88: 433-441

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201988040433

Causes of lower urinary tract disease in Czech cat population

Barbora Hřibová1, Václav Ceplecha1, Kristína Řeháková2, Pavel Proks1,3, Vojtěch Gabriel1, Ludmila Kohoutová4, Michal Crha1

1University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinic, Brno, Czech Republic
2University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinical Laboratory, Brno, Czech Republic
3CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
4University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Brno, Czech Republic

Received May 30, 2019
Accepted October 29, 2019

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