EUniWell universities combat Corona with plasma

06/05/2020 | Corona

The blood plasma of recovered Corona patients is a promising path for potential treatment of the pandemic disease. At the EUniWell universities, researchers and health professionals are actively pursuing this treatment.

At Semmelweis University, clinical testing has successfully been initiated (learn more: https://semmelweis.hu/english/2020/04/two-patients-receive-convalescent-plasma-at-semmelweis-university/), while the University Hospital Cologne is looking for recovered patients willing to donate plasma (learn more (German): https://www.uk-koeln.de/uniklinik-koeln/aktuelles/detailansicht/covid-19-genesene-als-blutplasmaspender-gesucht/) and a new study at Leiden University investigates whether the plasma treatment can reduce the time patients need to stay hospitalized (learn more: https://www.archyde.com/dutch-corona-patient-has-received-plasma-with-antibodies/).