Infection and persistence of erythrovirus B19 in benign and cancerous thyroid tissues.

@article{Adamson2014InfectionAP,
  title={Infection and persistence of erythrovirus B19 in benign and cancerous thyroid tissues.},
  author={Laura A Adamson and Larry J. Fowler and Amy S Ewald and Michael J Clare-Salzler and Jacqueline A. Hobbs},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2014},
  volume={86 9},
  pages={1614-20}
}
Human erythrovirus B19 (EVB19) is a small, pathogenic DNA virus that has been associated with a wide range of illnesses. The primary site of replication is in bone marrow-derived erythroid progenitor cells, but EVB19 DNA has been detected in a wide range of organs. Recently, studies have linked EVB19 to thyroid cancers and other thyroid diseases. Previous studies from multiple laboratories have detected EVB19 capsid proteins in Graves' disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and thyroid cancer… CONTINUE READING