Convalescent plasma:Possible therapy for COVID-19

Published: 28 March 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/n8w9n7rgz3.1
Contributors:
Yuan Shi,
huiling cao

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The recent Corona Virus Disease 2019(COVID-19) epidemic is spreading all over the world. So far, no specific effective treatment has been developed for COVID-19 except for meticulous supportive care including critical care and organ support when necessary. Evidence shows that convalescent plasma from patients who have recovered from viral infections could be used as a treatment without the occurrence of severe adverse events when a specific treatment is not available. Hence, we provides an overview of convalescent plasma as a possible therapy for COVID-19.

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Chongqing Medical University Affiliated Children's Hospital

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Coronavirus Disease 2019

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