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Research Article

Interruption of Transmission of Onchocerca volvulus in the Southern Chiapas Focus, México

  • Mario A. Rodríguez-Pérez mail,

    drmarodriguez@hotmail.com

    Affiliation: Centro de Biotecnología Genómica, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, México

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  • Alfredo Domínguez-Vázquez,

    Affiliation: Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas, Guatemala City, Guatemala

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  • Thomas R. Unnasch,

    Affiliation: Global Health Infectious Disease Research Program, Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

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  • Hassan K. Hassan,

    Affiliation: Global Health Infectious Disease Research Program, Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

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  • Juan I. Arredondo-Jiménez,

    Affiliation: Dirección de Enfermedades Transmitidas por Vector, Centro Nacional de Vigilancia Epidemiológica y Control de Enfermedades, Secretaria de Salud, México D.F., Mexico

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  • María Eugenia Orozco-Algarra,

    Affiliation: Dirección de Enfermedades Transmitidas por Vector, Centro Nacional de Vigilancia Epidemiológica y Control de Enfermedades, Secretaria de Salud, México D.F., Mexico

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  • Kristel B. Rodríguez-Morales,

    Affiliation: Centro de Biotecnología Genómica, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, México

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  • Isabel C. Rodríguez-Luna,

    Affiliation: Centro de Biotecnología Genómica, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, México

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  • Francisco Gibert Prado-Velasco

    Affiliation: Programa para la Eliminación de la Oncocercosis en Chiapas, Departamento de Prevención y Control de Enfermedades Transmitidas por Vector, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México

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  • Published: March 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002133

About the Authors

Mario A. Rodríguez-Pérez, Kristel B. Rodríguez-Morales, Isabel C. Rodríguez-Luna
Centro de Biotecnología Genómica, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, México
Alfredo Domínguez-Vázquez
Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Thomas R. Unnasch, Hassan K. Hassan
Global Health Infectious Disease Research Program, Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America
Juan I. Arredondo-Jiménez, María Eugenia Orozco-Algarra
Dirección de Enfermedades Transmitidas por Vector, Centro Nacional de Vigilancia Epidemiológica y Control de Enfermedades, Secretaria de Salud, México D.F., Mexico
Francisco Gibert Prado-Velasco
Programa para la Eliminación de la Oncocercosis en Chiapas, Departamento de Prevención y Control de Enfermedades Transmitidas por Vector, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México

Corresponding Author

Email: drmarodriguez@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MARP ADV TRU. Performed the experiments: HKH KBRM ICRL FGPV. Analyzed the data: MARP ADV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JIAJ MEOA. Wrote the paper: MARP TRU.