Diverticulitis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Small outpouchings (diverticula) of the large bowel which may become impacted with faeces and become infected, leading to diverticulitis.Generally a condition of the elderly.

Guidance

Acceptable at recruitment. Allow 2 weeks between complete recovery and completion of antibiotic therapy before donation.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Diverticulosis

Diverticular Disease

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012