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I'm planning to donate a kidney to a friend, but had rocky mountain spotted fever as a child. Will this make my antigens unsuitable?
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In brief: No.
An infectious disease won't make your hla antigens unsuitable.
But any infectious disease has the possibility of transmission from the donor to the recipient. While unlikely in your case, you should discuss this with your transplant team and an infectious disease specialist.

In brief: No.
An infectious disease won't make your hla antigens unsuitable.
But any infectious disease has the possibility of transmission from the donor to the recipient. While unlikely in your case, you should discuss this with your transplant team and an infectious disease specialist.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Dr. John Sheehy
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
You probably have some antibodies to rmsf .
.. It is treated and thats the end of it ... Hopefully.

In brief: No
You probably have some antibodies to rmsf .
.. It is treated and thats the end of it ... Hopefully.
Dr. John Sheehy
Dr. John Sheehy
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