Syphilis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Sexually transmitted disease causing local genital disease as well as widespread organ disease, including heart and brain.

See also Syphilis

Guidance

May be acceptable if fully treated and more than 12 months have passed since recovery. Confirmatory microbiological tests must be performed to exclude recent infection. Discuss with a microbiologist if necessary.

After deferral period, a full sexual history should be taken to re-establish donor risk.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012