Animal Bite

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Guidance

Must not donate if any unhealed or infected wound. If vaccinated, refer to guidelines on Immunisation.

Must be permanently deferred if ever bitten by a non-human primate.

Must not donate if bitten by any mammal outside of the UK within the last 12 months, due to risk of latent rabies infection.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012