A Niche for Infectious Disease in Environmental Health: Rethinking the Toxicological Paradigm

  title={A Niche for Infectious Disease in Environmental Health: Rethinking the Toxicological Paradigm},
  author={Beth J. Feingold and Leora Vegosen and Meghan F. Davis and Jessica H. Leibler and Amy E. Peterson and Ellen Kovner Silbergeld},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={1165 - 1172}
Objective In this review we highlight the need to expand the scope of environmental health research, which now focuses largely on the study of toxicants, to incorporate infectious agents. We provide evidence that environmental health research would be strengthened through finding common ground with the tools and approaches of infectious disease research. Data sources and extraction We conducted a literature review for examples of interactions between toxic agents and infectious diseases, as… 

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