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Can a person with filariasis still donate blood?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Filaria large are not transmitted by blood and so it is not an automatic disqualification.
It will be up to the medical director of the blood service to make a determination as to the eligibility for donation.

In brief: Maybe

Filaria large are not transmitted by blood and so it is not an automatic disqualification.
It will be up to the medical director of the blood service to make a determination as to the eligibility for donation.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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Dr. Richard Mcgee
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Not likely

Active filariasis can be transmitted from donor to recipient.

In brief: Not likely

Active filariasis can be transmitted from donor to recipient.
Dr. Richard Mcgee
Dr. Richard Mcgee
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