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Plasma Related Stories and News

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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NorthShore Joins Fight Against COVID-19 with Convalescent Plasma

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) has joined researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine to test the effectiveness of convalescent blood plasma

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