A 34-year-old female asked:
Why does the CDC not allow people who've had past Hepatitis A infections to donate blood? Doesn't that virus not stay in the body after recovery?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani answered
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Precaution: yes u r right there are no Hep A carriers the personis contagious during active infection CDC does not permit Hep A pts donate blood .... precautionary measures no scientific basis
Answered on Jan 28, 2015
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!