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Ratlam: Doctors in Ratlam GMC will soon use plasma therapy for the treatment of the Covid-19 patients.

The therapy is used for patients whose immunity levels is low. The therapy has only been used in Indore, Bhopal and Gwalior.

A meeting of the district administration was also held to give final touches to the commencement of the Plasma Therapy treatment here.

More than thirty persons have already given their consent for antibody test and for giving blood. This was informed today Dean Government Medical College (GMC) Dr Sanjay Dixit when contacted today. Meanwhile, as per official information fourteen patients have been discharged on Saturday after acing Covid-19. Now, 100 patients are under treatment at the Covid-19 hospital- GMC here.

On Friday evening eighteen more tested positive. Seventeen deaths have taken place out of the total 690 persons found Covid -19 positive so far in the district.

Dean GMC Dr Sanjay Dixit said that arrangements of the antibody test and blood Plasma have been made with the MGM, Indore where persons having given consent will be sent for undergoing process and their blood plasma will thus be obtained. He said that blood plasma separation process cannot be carried out at GMC here as it needed Apheresis machine with facilities and also certain procedure of obtaining permissions to carry out the same, added Dr Dixit so the process will be undertaken at MGM, Indore.

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