COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Convalescent plasma document library

COVID-19 is an infectious disease that is caused by a new coronavirus, SARS-COV-2. The outbreak has affected almost every country of the World and as of October 14, 2020, a total of 38.138.374 confirmed cases and 1.086.274 deaths had been reported in 189 countries. As the development of efficient and safe vaccination will require months, quick alternative treatments are sought. Passive immunisation using the plasma of recovered COVID-19 donors, which contains specific IgG and IgM anti–SARS-CoV-19 antibodies that neutralize the virus offers a suitable therapeutic strategy. However, implementation of a convalescent plasma transfusion programme might need comprehensive planning.

ISBT aims to support those organisations who need guidance with developing their protocol for collecting and processing plasma for the treatment of COVID-19. Therefore, we prepared an open access platform for SHARING protocols from various WHO regions. 

If your organisation has a protocol, guideline, guidance or a publication on the collection and processing of COVID-19 convalescent plasma, please upload the documents to share it with those, who might need your help.

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COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Resource

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The content of this resource does not necessarily reflect the views of the ISBT. Neither the ISBT nor any person acting on its behalf can be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information in the resource. While we endeavor to ensure that the information on this resource page is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material.

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Eszter Herczenik

Eszter Herczenik

Scientific officer, ISBT