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Antibodies Make Cells to Trigger Clots in COVID-19 Patients

Dais Newsfeed | 20/02/2022 12:23 PM | Click to read full article

Health Antibodies Make Cells to Trigger Clots in COVID-19 Patients By James Pereira.They found higher-than-expected levels of antiphospholipid autoantibodies, which can trigger blood clots in the arteries and veins of patients with autoimmune disorders, including lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome.

.In the new study, they uncover the possible reason: the autoantibodies appear to stress the endothelial cells that make up the inner lining of blood vessels and, in doing so, cause the cells to lose their ability to prevent blood clots from forming.