Kathmandu, Aug. 27: Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, different countries over the world are as yet endeavoring to create antibodies against the novel coronavirus. While the antibodies are being placed into preliminary in numerous labs over the globe, the emergency clinics have been utilizing differing strategies to treat the infection contaminated patients with a scope of hostile to viral drugs and different methods.
The Convalescent Plasma Therapy (CPT) is one of the strategies being utilized for the treatment of COVID-19 patients who are in basic condition.
In CPT, the plasma from a recouped COVID-19 patient is bonded to the dynamic patient. Dr. Rabindra Pandey, a general wellbeing pro, stated, “When an individual is tainted with SARS-CoV-2, his/her body makes antibodies to battle the infection. Strong antibodies are found in the patients who recuperate from the infection. These antibodies are available in high sum in the blood plasma.”
In Nepal, the TU Teaching Hospital was the primary medical clinic to apply the CPT. A 30-year-elderly person of Nuwakot, who had recouped from COVID-19, had given plasma to a 60-year-old patient who was in a genuine state.