02 Jun 2021

This session, High scoring abstract presentations in the topic of COVID-19, was held on June 2, 2021. The session included the following 5-minute presentations of the selected abstracts:

  • Associations between symptoms, patient characteristics and IgG antibody response in COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors Marieke Vinkenoog
  • Association of age with anti-SARS-COV-2 IgG antibody titer in convalescent plasma donors Emma Castro
  • Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 antibody concentrations in different convalescent plasma donors subgroups Grubovic Rastvorceva R
  • Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on blood donation and transfusion in Nigeria – a multifacility study of 34 tertiary hospitals Adaeze Oreh
  • Tracking SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among Canadian blood donors through two pandemic waves Sahar Saeed
  • Plasma donated by persons vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 is new source for passive immunotherapy Eugene Zhiburt
  • Establishment of methodology for COVID-19 convalescent plasma collection and testing at Croatian Institute of Transfusion Medicine A Hecimovic

The abstracts of the ISBT In Focus virtual congress were published as a special congress issue in Vox Sanguinis: