Hepatitis E

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Viral liver infection similar in transmission and illness to hepatitis A.

Guidance

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.

If Hep E PCR +, check liver function test (AST, ALT):

- If normal --> Acceptable

- If deranged --> G-CSF is contraindicated

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012