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Table 7 Comparison of Viral Load, Clinical Indexes, and Laboratory Results Before and After Convalescent Plasma Transfusion (continued)

From: Potential Drugs and Remedies for the Treatment of COVID-19: a Critical Review

  Patient
1 2 3 4 5
IL-6, pg/ml (normal range, 0–7)
Before transfusion 70.5 438.2 63.9 79.1 87.8
Day 1 posttransfusion 74.9 NT 118.5 39.3 NT
Day 3 posttransfusion 34.5 1045.0 67.0 25.8 797.9
Day 5 posttransfusion 24.1 334.1 590.5 NT NT
Day 7 posttransfusion 30.8 29.8 174.3 34.0 69.9
Day 12 posttransfusion 6.1 31.8 NT 2.7 54.9
Length of hospital stay, d Remains hospitalized Remains hospitalized 53 51 55
Current status as of March 25,2020 Stable, still receiving mechanical ventilation Stable, still receiving mechanical ventilation Discharged home Discharged home Discharged home