Nitte (Deemed to be University) has obtained approval to open coastal Karnataka’s first plasma therapy unit in its Justice K S Hegde hospital.
The permission has been granted by the drug controller general of India considering blood bank facilities. The unit received plasma from three donors on the very first day and treated COVID-19 patients from it. The treatment is possible by modern instruments, expert doctors and a well-equipped blood bank.
Nitte university's blood bank is the first in coastal Karnataka which has single donor platelet facilities.