HIV

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Virus causing severe depletion of a particular type of lymphocyte which are a vital part of the immune system (CD4 or T-helper cells). Untreated, infected individuals eventually succumb to infection or cancer.

Guidance

Current Infection

Risk of transmission. Must not donate.

Current Sexual Partner

RECRUITMENT - Unacceptable

CT/WORK-UP - Generally unacceptable. However, the donor may be accepted at the discretion of the requesting transplant centre.

Previous Sexual Contact

Acceptable if more than 12 months from last sexual contact with infected partner.

However, this time period may be shortened at the discretion of the requesting transplant centre.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus


Version

Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

1 June 2016