Hepatitis E

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk


Explanation of Condition

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


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 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012