Anaemia

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Low haemoglobin, either because of blood loss or a problem in the production of red blood cells.

Guidance

Low haemoglobin. Always establish cause. Refer to MO.

Do not accept if Hb <13g/L for males, and <11g/L for females, unless easily remediable without transfusion, e.g. iron deficiency.

See also:

Iron Deficiency (Anaemia)

Haemoglobin Disorder

Haemolytic anaemia

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Low Haemoglobin

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012