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Ascension Saint Thomas Collecting Plasma to Treat Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

Ascension Saint Thomas is collecting convalescent plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 as part of an investigational treatment for very sick hospitalized patients currently battling the virus, in an Expanded Access Research Program (EAP), via a partnership of the FDA, Mayo Clinic and the American Red Cross. In order to provide the treatment, the health system is asking for plasma donors who meet certain criteria.

Ascension Saint Thomas is collecting convalescent plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 as part of an investigational treatment for very sick hospitalized patients currently battling the virus, in an Expanded Access Research Program (EAP), via a partnership of the FDA, Mayo Clinic and the American Red Cross. In order to provide the treatment, the health system is asking for plasma donors who meet certain criteria.

Source: WGNS Radio

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