- 1 Acceptability at Recruitment
- 2 Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
- 3 Individual at Risk
- 4 Explanation of Condition
- 5 Guidance
- 6 Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
- 7 Version
Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Explanation of Condition
Viral liver infection most commonly transmitted through recreational intravenous drug use, but also through sex, needlestick injuries, and, historically, through contaminated blood products.
Discuss each case with the medical officer.
Unacceptable if current infection, carrier status or antibody positive.
May be acceptable if past infection but now antibody negative - discuss with medical officer and medical director on a individual basis.
Current Sexual Partner Infected or Previously Infected
Unacceptable if current sexual partner of an individual who has ever been diagnosed with hep C.
Previous Sexual Partner
Acceptable if >12 months from sexual contact with an infected individual.
May be acceptable <12 months if partner or sexual contact has been in a sustained remission and free of therapy for >12 months. d/w MO and inform transplant centre.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 1
Date of Last Update
15th June 2012