Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
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.
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
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Version 1, Edition 2
Date of Last Update
1 June 2016