Early experience with convalescent #plasma as immunotherapy for #COVID‐19 in China: Knowns and unknowns

In the absence of a vaccine or specific drug treatment options for coronavirus disease (COVID‐19), attention has been shifted in China to the possible therapeutic use of convalescent plasma. COVID‐19 convalescent plasma (CCP) is currently under investigation. We summarized clinical studies and other research data available as of 5 May 2020 on CCP therapy according to the Clinical Treatment Guideline of COVID‐19 Convalescent Plasma in … Continue reading Early experience with convalescent #plasma as immunotherapy for #COVID‐19 in China: Knowns and unknowns

Neurofilament light chain in the vitreous humor of the #eye

Neurofilament light chain (NfL) is a promising biomarker of neurodegeneration in the cerebrospinal fluid and blood. This study investigated the presence of NfL in the vitreous humor and its associations with amyloid beta, tau, inflammatory cytokines and vascular proteins, apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotypes, Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) scores, systemic disease, and ophthalmic diseases.. ..NfL was detected in all 77 vitreous samples. NfL was not found … Continue reading Neurofilament light chain in the vitreous humor of the #eye