Convalescent Plasma - Information for Health Care Providers

Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) and Nebraska Community Blood Bank (NCBB) are now increasing the nation’s supply of convalescent plasma by collecting donations from those who have recovered from COVID-19. MBC and and NCBB will collect, process the plasma for infusion, and maintain a bank for hospitals to treat patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections.

How to Order Convalescent Plasma:

  • An interested physician must first make contact with their Blood Bank Medical Director.
  • In order to transfuse the convalescent plasma, a hospital must participate in one of the IND pathways outlined by the FDA in order to obtain the COVID-19 convalescent plasma from a blood center. We recommend the Expanded Access Protocol from Mayo as the easiest way to treat multiple patients.
  • MBC and NCBB contractual customers can order product directly by going to MBC BloodHub or NCBB BloodHub 
  • ISBT Codes: Please use the following product codes when ordering in BloodHub.

Product Description

Product Code

Apheresis CONVALESCENT PLASMA
|ACD-A/XX/<=-18C|COVID-19

E9747V00

~200mL Components

1st Container: E9754V00
2nd Container: E9755V00
3rd Container: E9756V00
4th Container: E9757V00

Thawed Apheresis CONVALESCENT PLASMA
|ACD-A/XX/refg|COVID-19

E9752V00

~200mL Components

1st Container - E9762V00
2nd Container - E9763V00
3rd Container - E9764V00
4th Container - E9765V00

 

If you have recovered patients who are eligible and willing to donate, visit MBC.ORG/donate-blood/convalescent-plasma/ or NCBB.ORG/donate-blood/convalescent-plasma/ for more information.

Resources for Clinicians

Health care providers who are considering using convalescent plasma to treat patients may find these websites helpful: