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Asli Mete- DVM, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology


Research Focus

Avian pathology; Iron overload disorders in captive avian species; Backyard poultry; backyard chicken diseases

Specialty Focus

Diagnostic pathology, spontaneous diseases


1996 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 MSc Veterinary Pathology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
2005 PhD Veterinary Pathobiology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
2008 Anatomic Pathology Residency , Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY


Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Mete A, Woods L, Famini D, Anderson M Disseminated Pleomorphic Myofibrosarcoma in a Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) J Comp Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Mete A, Eigenheer A, Goodnight A, Woods L Clostridium piliforme encephalitis in a weaver bird (Ploceus castaneiceps) Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation,
  • Link Icon 2010 Sharma A, Thompson MS, Schnabel LV, Mete A, Hackett R Imaging diagnosis-equine nasal septal thickening due to chronic chondritis Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2010 Mete A, McDonough SP Epicardial Coronary Artery Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Death in a Dog J Comp Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2005 Mete A, Jalving R, van Oost BA, van Dijk JE, Marx JJ Intestinal over-expression of iron transporters induces iron overload in birds in captivity Blood Cells Mol Dis,
  • Link Icon 2005 Mete A, van Zeeland YR, Vaandrager AB, van Dijk JE, Marx JJ, Dorrestein GM Partial purification and characterization of ferritin from the liver and intestinal mucosa of chickens, turtledoves and mynahs Avian Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2003 Mete A, Hendriks HG, Klaren PH, Dorrestein GM, van Dijk JE, Marx JJ Iron metabolism in mynah birds (Gracula religiosa) resembles human hereditary haemochromatosis Avian Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2001 Mete A, Borst GH, Dorrestein GM Atypical poxvirus lesions in two Galapagos doves (Nesopelia g. galapagoensis) Avian Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2001 Mete A, Dorrestein GM, Marx JJ, Lemmens AG, Beynen AC A comparative study of iron retention in mynahs, doves and rats Avian Pathol,