Women have more antibodies than men to fight COVID-19.
Many people ask that, “who has more immunity power male or female?” According to the Mumbai civic body found that women have more antibodies than men to fight the coronavirus.
It also showed that seropositivity in areas outside of the slums was increasing, while it was decreasing in the slums, which is in line with the current trend that a large number of patients are being detected from the first in the current COVID surge. -19, authorities said.
Seropositivity involves a blood test that shows a positive result for a particular antibody, explained a civic official.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation survey, details of which were released on Saturday, showed that seropositivity among women was 37.12% compared to 35.02% in men.
“In the seropositivity survey, 41.61 percent positivity was found in blood samples taken from municipal dispensaries in slum areas. Overall, 36.30 percent seropositivity is found in 10,197 blood samples collected from citizens of the 24 districts in Mumbai, “he said.
“The samples were tested for antibodies at BMC’s molecular biology laboratory at the Kasturba hospital facility. The first survey conducted in July last year found 57 percent seropositivity in three-room slum areas, while that the August test showed 45 percent seropositivity in marginal areas, “said an official.
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“Blood samples taken from private laboratories in areas outside the slums showed seropositivity of 28.5 percent in the current survey. In the first survey conducted in July last year, this figure was 16 percent for three rooms and 18 percent in which it was carried out in August, “he added.
The serosurvey, conducted in March this year, was carried out using the “unrelated anonymous sampling method” with blood samples collected from those who had not been vaccinated and was the third after similar exercises in July and August. last year, a statement from BMC. saying.
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