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Shuying Liu, Shan Lu. Antibody responses in COVID-19 patients[J]. The Journal of Biomedical Research, 2020, 34(6): 410-415. doi: 10.7555/JBR.34.20200134
Citation: Shuying Liu, Shan Lu. Antibody responses in COVID-19 patients[J]. The Journal of Biomedical Research, 2020, 34(6): 410-415. doi: 10.7555/JBR.34.20200134

Antibody responses in COVID-19 patients

doi: 10.7555/JBR.34.20200134
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  • Corresponding author: Shan Lu, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 364 Plantation St. Worcester, MA 01605, USA. Tel/Fax: +1-508-856-6791/+1-508-856-6751, E-mail: shan.lu@umassmed.edu
  • Received: 2020-08-04
    Published: 2020-09-11
  • Issue Date: 2020-11-28
  • Measuring virus-specific antibody responses to emerging pathogens is a well-established and highly useful tool to diagnose such infections, understand interactions between the immune system and pathogens, and provide potential clues for the development of vaccines or therapeutic agents against such pathogens. Since the beginning of 2020, the discovery of SARS-CoV-2 as the emerging virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has provided new insight into the complexity of antibody responses to this dangerous virus. The current review aims to sort out diverse and sometimes seemingly confusing findings to put together a cohesive understanding on the profile of antibody responses elicited in COVID-19 patients.


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