TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.50, no.8, pp.1781-1785, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Convalescent plasma, COVID-19, viral infections
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background/aim: A SARS-Cov2 infection which was first arised from Wuhan in December 2019 and named as COVID-19. Still there lacks either a specific treatment or a vaccine to treat COVID-19. Convalescent plasma (CP) was previously used successfully to treat SARS-CoV-1 and MERS infections. Health authority in Turkey has published a guideline to integrate this promising option in the treatment process of patients who are prone to high risk of developing severe COVID-19.