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Methodist Joins Mayo Clinic Convalescent Plasma Protocol In Hopes Of Finding Successful Treatment For COVID-19 Patients; Fully recovered COVID-19 patient makes first plasma donation

Apr 24, 2020 - PR Newswire

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This week, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) announced it is participating in Mayo Clinic's Expanded Access Protocol for Convalescent Plasma Program for treatment of patients with COVID-19. Researchers believe that convalescent plasma, which refers to blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19, may help patients with advanced illness from COVID-19 improve faster if they receive that plasma. The antibodies in the plasma may have the ability to help p...