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COVID-19: Convalescent plasma as a potential therapy

K van den Berg, M Vermeulen, T N Glatt, S Wasserman, C L Barrett, J Peter, D Brittain, V J Louw

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K van den Berg, Translational Research, Medical Division, South African National Blood Service, Roodepoort, South Africa; Division of Clinical Haematology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

M Vermeulen, Operations Testing, Operations Division, South African National Blood Service, Roodepoort, South Africa

T N Glatt, Cellular Therapy Laboratory, South African National Blood Service, Roodepoort, South Africa

S Wasserman, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

C L Barrett, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

J Peter, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Allergy and Immunology Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute, South Africa

D Brittain, Alberts Cellular Therapy, Netcare Pretoria East Hospital, South Africa

V J Louw, Division of Clinical Haematology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2020;110(7):562-563.

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Date submitted: 2020-06-04
Date published: 2020-06-04

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