G6PD Deficiency

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Deficiency of an enzyme important in providing energy to cells, particularly red blood cells. Sufferers are prone to breakdown of red blood cells when exposed to certain drugs or other physiological stresses.

Guidance

Discuss with Medical Officer. Unacceptable if severe. If mild may donate but discuss with anaesthetist and inform transplant centre.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Glucose-6-Phosphate Deficiency

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

1 June 2016