Down Syndrome

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Congenital condition caused by acquisition of a third copy of chromosome 21 (there are usually only two copies). Whilst many people with Down syndrome would be able to consent to donation, their bone marrow carries a considerably greater risk of acute leukaemia than the general population.

Guidance

Not acceptable under any circumstances.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012