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Hospital employees donate plasma to help treat COVID patients

Employees at Miami Valley Hospital who have recovered from the coronavirus have signed up to donate convalescent plasma to help treat current patients fighting the virus.

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Plasma from Recovered Patients May Help Fight the Virus

If you previously tested positive for COVID-19 and are now asymptomatic and test negative, you have built up high levels of antibodies in your plasma to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) that defended your body against the virus. Administering your plasma to a critically ill patient could provide a stronger immune response to help that person fight the disease.

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Convalescent plasma may be safe, effective late-stage treatment for COVID-19

Results from a small case series provided preliminary evidence that convalescent plasma therapy appears to be a safe and effective late-stage treatment for patients with COVID-19 infection.

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COVID-19 Convalescent plasma collection continues

The Defense Health Agency’s COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma, or CCP, collection was a significant success in 2020

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OHMCH issues first transfusion of COVID-19 convalescent plasma

A big step in the fight against COVID-19 was recently made in Muhlenberg County.

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Convalescent plasma is in demand, but how does it help COVID-19 patients?

For the last 20 years, Amanda Solt has been on the front lines of health care in her hometown of LaGrange, Georgia.

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