JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee



Any specific A-Z index entry for the cause of the hepatitis.


If fully recovered from non-viral hepatitis, accept.

See if Relevant

Addiction and Drug Abuse
Autoimmune Disease
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis E
Hepatitis of Unknown Cause

Additional Information

Hepatitis has many causes, including alcohol abuse, autoimmune disease, infection (viral, bacterial and parasitic) and inflammation caused by drugs and toxins.

The major concern is with viral hepatitis that can be transmitted by transfusion. Individuals who have fully recovered from non-viral hepatitis may donate if they fully comply with all other selection criteria.

Reason for change

The entry has been re-written to make it clear that there are many different causes of hepatitis.

Donor Information

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Update Information

This entry was last updated in:
DSG-WB Edition 203, Release 01.