Plasma Therapy: An Effective Treatment for Infections from Microbes with Special Reference to Coronavirus Disease 2019
Department of Pharmacology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pimpri, Pune 411018, India
Ketki Rode, Department of Pharmacology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pimpri, Pune 411018, India, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Infections hold a major place in the global disease burden. About thousands of different microbial species invade human body thereby leading to complications in the physiology of a particular system or the body as a whole. While the world has tried to combat the microbial infections through various natural and synthetic chemical constituents and certain additional medical aids, we still lack effective treatment against all kinds of microorganisms especially, the evolving new microbial species. Currently, as the world is suffering from a major pandemic spread of infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, scientists all over the world are trying to produce an effective prophylaxis as well as treatment to fight the viral attack. Amongst different trials going on, this review focuses on the effectiveness of plasma therapy, its mechanism and its applications in various infections so far and it’s possible role to treat coronavirus disease 2019.