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Table 1 Evidence for infection in subacute thyroiditis.

From: Viruses and thyroiditis: an update

in favour of infection references not in favour of infection references
Levels of data: Epidemiological
distribution of disease during outbreaks of viral infection [4, 22] no obvious association with virus infection [2, 9, 32]
seasonal distribution from June to September [2, 5, 6]   
Serological and/or circulating viral genome
mumps virus [2224] mumps virus [30]
coxsackievirus [24, 25, 134] enterovirus [26]
adenovirus [24] HSV-1, [30]
EBV [27, 28] parvovirus B19 [30]
measles, chicken pox, CMV [30]   
influenzae [14, 24]   
rubella [30, 31]   
CMV [26, 29]   
Direct evidence of infection
human foamy virus [17] human foamy birus [1820]
mumps [22] enterovirus [26]
   CMV and EBV [30]