|Can Hep C + persons donate organs
Jan 18, 2012
Can Hep C+ persons donate organs other than liver to others in general or to others infected by Hep C
| Response from Dr. Young
There are many local and national standards to organ and tissue donation, but in general, HIV and HCV are restrictions to donation. That said, there is a movement to have the ban on HIV+ donations in the US, so that positives who need organs might find a larger pool of potential donors. Here's a link to an interesting article in the New York Times on the subject.
Be well, BY
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