National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project

Today, I want to share the following (Click on link below):

National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project

If you were diagnosed with COVID-19 and have fully recovered you might be able to help. Click here for more information (screen shot below).

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Some FAQs (Source):

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

“If you wish to learn more about donation, please register. We will email you with additional information as soon as it is available and will not use your information for anything except to provide you information on plasma donation.” (Source)

Media Story: Houston Methodist first in the nation to try coronavirus blood transfusion therapy

Additional Resources: 

  1. JAMA Editorial, Convalescent Plasma to Treat COVID-19 Possibilities and Challenges
  2. medRxiv,  Antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 in patients of novel coronavirus disease 2019
  3. medRxiv, The feasibility of convalescent plasma therapy in severe COVID19 patients- a pilot study
  4. The Journal of Clinical Investigation, The convalescent sera option for containing COVID-19

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