National Wildlife Health Center

...advancing wildlife and ecosystem health

Carol Meteyer

Title:Wildlife Pathologist, Disease Investigations

Education and/or Training

B.S. 1975 University of Iowa
DVM 1983 Iowa State University
ACVP. 1988 Residency LACMVS/USC - Los Angeles, CA; Internship WLAVMG - Los Angeles, CA

Areas of Specialization and or Research Interests

Wildlife disease

Current USGS Research and Projects

Diagnostic pathology and disease surveillance
White nose syndrome in bats
Pathogenicity of reovirus in crows
Pathology of monkeypox virus in mice
Pathogenicity of diclofenac in birds of prey
Pathogenicity of HPAI H5N1 in shorebirds
Pathology of Buggy Creed virus in house sparrows
Frog malformations
Pathology of waterbirds

Professional Experience

1990 – 1992 Director, CVDLS-Fresno Branch Lab, Univ of CA-Davis
1987 – 1992 Diagnostic Pathologist, Univ of CA-Davis - Fresno, CA

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

United States Animal Health Association
Wildlife Disease Association
American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
American Association of Avian Pathologists
American College of Veterinary Pathologists
American Veterinary Medical Association

Honors and/or Awards

Invited Speaker 2001 e. hormone, Tulane University New Orleans, LA
Nominated for Best article submitted for 2000 2000 Malformation Article, the Journal of Teratology
Invited Speaker 1998 Nat'l Science Foundation Workshop on Mechanisms of Developmental Disruption in Amphibians San Diego, CA
Invited Speaker 1998 Rachel Carson Council , George Mason University Fairfax, VA
Invited Speaker 1998 47th Annual Wildlife Disease Association Conf Symposium on Amphibian Decline
Invited Speaker 1998 Midwest Declining Amphibians Conference Milwaukee, WI
Invited Speaker 1997 NIH/NIEHS Workshop on Strategies for Assessing the Implication of Malformed Frogs for Environmental Health Research Triangle Park, NC
Golden Turkey Award 1991 For service to the California poultry industry
Award 1983 Women's Faculty Achievement Award ISU Vet School

Selected Publications

Meteyer CU, Rideout, BA, Gilbert,M, Shivaprasad, HL, Oaks, JL. 2005. Pathologyand proposed pathophysiology of diclofenac poisoning in free-living and experimentally-exposed oriental white-backed vultures (Gyps bengalensis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases Vol 41.

Meteyer, C.U., Loeffler, I.K., Fallon, J.F., Converse, K.A., Green, E., Helgen, J.C., Kersten, S., Levey, R., Eaton-Poole, L., Burkhart, J,G,. 2000. Hind Limb Malformations in Free-Living Northern Leopard Frogs (Rana pipiens) From Maine, Minnesota, and Vermont Suggest Multiple Etiologies. Teratology 62:151-171.

Meteyer, C.U., Dougherty, D.E., Franson, J.C., Samuel, M., Senne, D.A., Glaser, L.C. 1997. Diagnostic Findings in the 1992 Epornitic of Neurotropic Velogenic Newcastle Disease in Double-crested Cormorants. Avian Diseases, 41:171-180.

Meteyer, C.U., Dubielzig, R.R., Dein, F.J., Baeten, L.A., Moore, M.K., Jehl, J.R.,Jr., Wesenberg, K. 1997. Sodium Toxicity and Pathology Associated with Exposure to Hypersaline Playa Lakes of Southeast New Mexico. J Vet Diag Invest 9:269-280.

Docherty ED, Meteyer CU, Wang J., Mao., Case ST., Chinchar VG. 2003. Diagnostic and molecular evaluation of three iridovirus-associated salamander mortality events. J. Wildlife Dis. 39:556-566.

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