Hepatitis A

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk


Explanation of Condition

Viral liver infection transmitted, usually, through contaminated food or water supplies. 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.


Acceptable if more than 12 months from recovery, or more than 12 months from recovery of partner.

If a member of the household is infected, again donation must be deferred until 12 months after recovery.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012