Porphyria (All Types)

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Inherited disorder of haemoglobin synthesis leading to an array of symptoms, including skin rashes, anaemia, gut problems and neurological problems.

See also Porphyria

Guidance

Unacceptable donor risk. Some variants affect red cell lines, which may adversely affect recipient.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Acute intermittent porphyria

Porphyria cutanea tarda

Hereditary coproporphyria

Congenital erthropoietic porphyria

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012