Galactosaemia

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Explanation of Condition

Metabolic disease leading to build up of galactose-1-phosphate in the blood stream, causing liver and kidney disease, and brain damage. However, the equivalent enzyme in blood cells is unaffected.

Guidance

Inherited metabolic disease. G-CSF dose not contain galactose in any quantity capable of causing symptoms, and donors may donate safely.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012