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If a person has an organ transplant, does the person take on the donor's likes and interests?

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Dr. George Loss
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In brief: No but...

There is no evidence that a recipient of a solid organ transplant takes on characteristics of the donor. That said, it has been reported that a recipient post transplant develops a new peanut allergy shared by the donor. This is likely due to transfer of cells from donor to recipient that confer the allergy.

In brief: No but...

There is no evidence that a recipient of a solid organ transplant takes on characteristics of the donor. That said, it has been reported that a recipient post transplant develops a new peanut allergy shared by the donor. This is likely due to transfer of cells from donor to recipient that confer the allergy.
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