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Abstract Title:

Potent and Persistent Antibody Response in COVID-19 Recovered Patients.

Abstract Source:

Front Immunol. 2021 ;12:659041. Epub 2021 May 28. PMID: 34122416

Abstract Author(s):

Xiaodong Tian, Ling Liu, Wenguo Jiang, He Zhang, Wenjun Liu, Jing Li

Article Affiliation:

Xiaodong Tian

Abstract:

SARS-CoV-2 has caused a global pandemic with millions infected and numerous fatalities. Virus-specific antibodies can be detected in infected patients approximately two weeks after symptom onset. In this study, we set up ELISA technology coating with purified SARS-CoV-2 S and N proteins to study the antibody response of 484 serum samples. We established a surrogate viral inhibition assay using SARS-CoV-2 S protein pseudovirus system to determine the neutralization potency of collected serum samples. Here, we report robust antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 in 484 recovered patients varying from 154 to 193 days, with 92% of recovered patients displaying a positive virus-specific spike glycoprotein IgG (s-IgG) response, while the ratio of positive spike glycoprotein IgM (s-IgM) reached 63%. Furthermore, moderate to potent neutralization activities were also observed in 62% of patients, correlating significantly with s-IgG response. This study strongly supports the long-term presence of antibodies in recovered patients against SARS-CoV-2, although all serum samples were collected from individuals with mild or moderate symptoms.

Study Type : Human Study

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