In the Smolensk Center of blood begin to test for antibodies to the coronavirus. As informs GTRK “Smolensk”, the TV channel “Russia 1” this is a very important step in the fight against COVID-19.
As told the Deputy Director on medical part of MUCH “Smolenskiy Tsentr krovi” Natalia Mikhailova, specialized test systems will help to determine whether the donor’s blood antibodies to coronavirus infection. Planned large-scale screening to identify individuals with specific immunity. Plasma donors can be used in the treatment of patients. In addition, it is possible to obtain and manufacture drugs.
According to experts, blood components with antibodies will be a unique medicine. And to obtain it by artificial means is impossible. It Smolensk blood center supplies blood components to all health institutions of the region. Doctors consider: donor blood, including, plasma can help patients COVID-19.
Text: GTRK “Smolensk”