Hepatitis A

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Viral liver infection transmitted, usually, through contaminated food or water supplies, and sexual activity. It is particularly common in less developed countries, but also found throughout the developed world. The illness is self limiting and there is no risk of long-term infection or carriage of the virus, but it can be fatal.

Guidance

Acceptable if:

a) More than 6 months from recovery

b) More than 6 months from recovery of partner , or from last sexual contact if a former sexual partner

c) Fully recovered, documented HAV RNA negative, anti HAV IgG positive after recovery.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012