RKI-result: Only a few blood donors have already been Corona-antibody

donors on the Basis of studies, in the blood, in Germany, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), suggests little contact of the population with the new Coronavirus.

RKI-result: Only a few blood donors have already been Corona-antibody

donors on the Basis of studies, in the blood, in Germany, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), suggests little contact of the population with the new Coronavirus.

could Only be 1.3 percent of the investigated donor-specific antibodies against Sars-CoV-2 demonstrated.

This is from a recent interim analysis of the Berlin Institute show.

"could, Therefore, occur at re-rise in the Transfers of a further wave of Infection," write the authors of the report.

The detection of specific antibodies in the blood is considered to be indication of a recent infection.

According to the RKI-report were examined as of April of this year, 11 of 695 samples of blood donors from 29 regions of Germany.

The results underlined the assumption !that probably the majority of the population still had no contact with the Virus and remain susceptible to infection!, RKI-President Lothar Wieler said.

The data are not, however, for the General population to be representative. Wieler explained, only healthy adults are expected to donate blood in people with underlying diseases, the Numbers could look different.

The Tests in blood donors in the framework of the so-called SeBluCo study should be repeated until the end of September all 14 days.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 10:28

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