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Landolfi, Jennifer

Clinical Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
2001 S. Lincoln
M/C 002
Urbana, IL  61802


  • PhD, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

  • DVM, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

  • BS, University of Maryland, College Park

Professional Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Research Interests

  • Diagnostic pathology of captive exotic and wildlife species
  • Contributions of host immune response to disease development; most specifically, the immunopathogenesis of tuberculosis in elephants
  • Development and validation of molecular assays for diagnosis of infectious diseases in exotic species


show listSelected Publications

  • Manire C. A., A. C. Clarke, D. Wert, J. Landolfi. 2013. Lymphosarcoma in a captive bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus). J Fish Dis 36(4): 437-440.
  • Connolly, S.L., J. Landolfi. 2013. What is your diagnosis? Fecal smear from a Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos). Vet Clin Pathol 42(1): 111-112.
  • Gerlach, T. J., M. de Wit, J. A. Landolfi. 2012. Diaphragmatic hernia and right-sided heart enlargement in a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). J Wildl Dis 48(8): 1102-1104.
  • Landolfi, J. A., S. K. Mikota, J. Chosy, K. P. Lyashchenko, K. Giri, K. Gairhe, K. A. Terio. 2010. Comparison of systemic cytokine levels in Mycobacterium spp. seropositive and seronegative Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). J Zoo Wildl Med 41(3): 445-455.
  • Naples, L. M., C. Lacasse, J. A. Landolfi, J. N. Langan, J. M. Steiner, J. S. Suchodolski, K. C. Gamble. 2010. Acute pancreatitis in slender-tailed meerkats (Suricata suricatta). J Zoo Wildl Med 41(2): 275-286.
  • Landolfi, J. A., K. A. Terio, M. J. Kinsel, J. Langan, T. Zachariah, A. L. Childress, J. F. Wellehan Jr. 2010. Orthoreovirus infection in rough green snakes (Opheodrys aestivus): Pathology and identification of a novel orthoreovirus strain via PCR and sequencing. J Vet Diagn Invest 22(1): 37-43.
  • Landolfi, J. A., S. A. Schultz, S. K. Mikota, K. A. Terio. 2009. Development and validation of cytokine quantitative real time RT-PCR assays for characterization of Asian elephant immune responses. Vet Immunol Immunopath 131: 73-78.
  • Landolfi, J. A., K. A. Terio. 2006. Transitional cell carcinoma in fishing cats (Prionailurus viverrinus): Pathology and expression of cyclooxygenase-1, -2, and p53. Vet Pathol 43: 674-681.
  • Landolfi, J. A., J. F. X. Wellehan, A. J. Johnson, M. J. Kinsel. 2005. Fatal human herpesvirus type 1 infection in a white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar).  J Vet Diagn Invest 17(4): 369-371.
  • Landolfi, J. A., B. O. Karim, S. L. Poynton, J. L. Mankowski. 2003. Hepatic Calodium hepaticum (Nematoda) infection in a zoo colony of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus).  J Zoo Wildl Med 34(4): 371-374.

show listHonors and Awards

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Recent Alumna 2013