Filariasis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Worm infection causing blockage of the lymph system. Affected individuals can develop massively enlarged limbs from lymphatic obstruction, hence the colloquial name 'elephantiasis'.

Guidance

Risk of transmission. Unacceptable.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Elephantiasis

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012