Convalescent Plasma Therapy: An aspiring option for COVID-19 treatment?

Haematology Journal of Bangladesh

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Title Convalescent Plasma Therapy: An aspiring option for COVID-19 treatment?
 
Creator Biswas, Akhil Ranjon
Rahman, Md. Mahbubur
 
Subject COVID-19
Convalescent Plasma Therapy
 
Description COVID-19 is a cause of life threating severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) caused by a novel corona virus named as SARS-Cov-2. Since it has 1st been identified in the city of Wuhan in China in December, 2019, it has spread rapidly all over the world. As it is a newly emerged viral infection and any vaccine or specific therapy yet to be proven as clearly effective, multiple therapeutic option with supportive intent as well as search for specific therapy to combat the virus are under vigorous trial around the world. Convalescent plasma therapy is one such investigational therapeutic option for COVID-19 with hope that neutralizing antibodies present in plasma of persons recovered from COVID-19 would be able to neutralize the virus in infected person.
 
Publisher Haematology Society of Bangladesh
 
Date 2020-12-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format text/html
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/54
10.37545/haematoljbd202054
 
Source Haematology Journal of Bangladesh; Vol. 4 No. 02 (2020); 52-56
2707-1405
2523-1219
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/54/156
https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/54/179
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Akhil Ranjon Biswas, Md. Mahbubur Rahman
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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