Mayo Clinic: Convalescent Plasma Associated With Reduced Mortality In COVID-19 PatientsResearchers say that the timing of plasma transfusions in a group of more than 35,000 patients was associated with lower mortality rates.
Mayo Clinic Study Finds Using Convalescent Plasma To Treat COVID-19 Appears SafeThe study assessed patients at risk for severe or life-threatening effects, seven days after their plasma transfusion. They found mortality rates declined to 8.6%, compared to to 12% from a previous safety study.
Coronavirus In MN: St. Paul Nurse Recovering From COVID-19 Donates Plasma To Help Those Battling The VirusDoctors are now using plasma donations from recovered coronavirus patients to help those battling the virus. At least 5,000 people across the country have received this potentially life changing gift.
Sanford Health Treats First Coronavirus Patient With PlasmaSanford Health says a critically ill patient has received a transfusion of plasma from a recovered coronavirus patient, the first use of the therapy by the health care provider.