Tissue Or Organ Transplant

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk


Explanation of Condition


Discuss each case with medical officer.


Transplant was given for malignancy, viral hepatitis or autoimmune disease;

Has ever required immunosuppression therapy;

Received a dura mater or ocular tissue graft;

Has received an animal transplant (xenograft);

Has been informed that they may be at risk of variant CJD;


Autologous transplant;

If the transplant was performed before 1980 and there are no other clinical reasons why the donor may not donate;

May be acceptable if received transplant after 1980 and is not prohibited by the above conditions. This should be decided by the Medical Officer with either the Chief Medical Officer or Medical Director and the transplant centre, after a thorough risk assessment is undertaken.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Organ transplant

Kidney transplant

Heart transplant

Lung transplant

Corneal transplant


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012