Know Everything About Plasma Therapy: Is A possible and successful treatment for Coronavirus?

Now many states in India using  plasma theory for fight against covid-19 like Kerela, Gujrat,panjab and Delhi.

Though it's not a master stroke but it's a primary treatment for fight against Coronavirus.

This pendamic disease infect more than 2milion people around the globe and yet there is no treatment available to cure this pendamic disease. 

Scientist and doctors are using drugs,vaccines and multiple other treatments to fight against covid-19 and plasma therapy is one of their treatment method.

What is plasma?

Plasma is the liquid components of blood which contains water, proteins, nutrients, antibodies and glucose. These antibodies helps to body fight against any disease. Generally these plasma cells are works as the connection between the red blood corpuscles (RBC) and white blood corpuscles (WBC).

What is plasma therapy?

Plasma therapy is the using of antibodies from cured patients to another patient. This therapy could immunise those patients who survived in high risk of such communicable disease such as covid-19, Flu etc.

When did plasma therapy is used to fight against covid-19?

A 49years old man the first corona patient who has administered plasma therapy in max hospital saket has shown positive results. Indian council of medical research (ICMR) has recently allowed to Delhi to starts the clinical trails of plasma therapy which held on in lnjp hospital,new delhi. Nearly 100 institutes have shown interest to study how safe and efficient the plasma therapy which could be the best treatment against covid-19 at this time. First kerala than Gujrat,panjab, Delhi like wise states started this therapy.


How to works the plasma therapy?

In this treatment , plasma from a covid-19 patient who has recovered from the disease,is transferred into a corona virus patient who is surviving in critical condition. Immunity from a recovered healthy person can be transferred to a sick patient using convalescent plasma from the blood of a recovered corona virus patients to treat another critical patient.
The recovered covid-19 patient blood develops antibodies to battle against covid-19 once the blood of the first patient is infused to 2nd patient, those antibodies will start will start fighting against corona viruses.

How do you donate your plasma?

According to Houston's physiologists this process is similar as donating of blood and it takes about an hour. Donors have hooked upto a small device that removes plasma while simultaneously returning red blood cells to replenishing during donations, plasma can be donated more frequently as twice in a week. One person's plasma can help to treatment two patients.

When plasma therapy method discovered?

This method is discovered by German physiologist Emil von Behring but it used for first time in 1890. But world health organization (W.H.O.) had recommended the plasma therapy in 2014 during Spanish flu pendamic and it also succed. During H1N1 infection of 2009, doctors used plasma therapy to treat patients.

Where did first time treat a covid-19 patient using plasma therapy?

China, where this pendamic outbreak 1st time use this method to treat covid-19 patients. Two trials of plasma therapy was conducted on 15 covid-19 serious patients and they showed improvement in their respiratory orders.
Now several countries access the globe using this method including U.S. and U.K.

Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR) doesn't recommend as a treatment now it only used as a trial so stay home and stay safe.