About the Authors

Rodrigo J. Gonzalez, Nancy Cruz-Ortiz, Nidia Rizzo, Jane Richards
Centro de Estudios en Salud, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Guillermo Zea-Flores, Alfredo Domínguez, Mauricio Sauerbrey, Orlando Oliva
Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas (OEPA), Guatemala City, Guatemala

Eduardo Catú
Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Frank O. Richards Jr
Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Kim A. Lindblade
Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FOR KAL. Performed the experiments: RJG KAL. Analyzed the data: RJG KAL. Wrote the paper: RJG KAL. Supervised data collection: RJG NC-O JR. Performed laboratory testing: NC-O. Assisted in design of the survey: NR JR. Supervised laboratory testing: NR. Evaluaton design, data collection, and publication of results: GZ-F AD MS EC. Ophthalmologic evaluations: OO. Evaluation design and publication of results: FOR. Principal investigator, evaluation design, data collection, publication of results: KAL.