Use of Plasma Therapy for Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Encephalopathy
Se Yoon Park1, WooYoung Choi1, Yong Pil Chong, Sun-Whan Park, Eun Byeol Wang, Won-Ja Lee, Youngmee Jee, Seog-Woon Kwon, and Sung-Han Kim
Author affiliations: Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea (S.Y. Park, Y.P. Chong, S.-W. Kwon, S.-H. Kim); Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongju, South Korea (W. Choi, S.-W. Park, E.B. Wang, W.-J. Lee, Y. Jee)
Figure. Changes in viral RNA load and immunofluorescence antibody titer and timing of therapies for a 62-year-old woman with SFTSV-associated encephalopathy in response to plasma exchange followed by convalescent plasma therapy, South Korea, 2015. CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; IFA, indirect immunofluorescence antibody assay; SFTSV, severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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