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Toxoplasmosis

6 months after recovery

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Travel to UK and Republic of Ireland - Lived or visited for a total period of 6 mo. or more from 1980 to present

Permanent deferral

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Travel to Malaria endemic area - Travel to area endemic for malaria with or without prophylaxis ( stay for

6 months from departure from the area

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Travel to Malaria endemic area - Former resident of malaria endemic area , or stayed in malaria endemic area for 6 months or more

12 months from date of departure from the area

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Tuberculosis

24 months after complete recovery/cure : Completion of chemotherapy 2 negative follow-up sputum exam

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Tuberculin Injection/TB skin test/ Purified Protein Deriviative ( PPD ) test

1 week from injection

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Typhoid /Salmonella infection

3 mo. from recovery & stool negative

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Typhoid /Salmonella household contact

4 weeks from last exposure

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Typhus

( suitable for plasma donation only )

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Typhus vaccine

Anytime , if symptom free , afebrile

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Unexplained weight loss for more than 5 kg. within 6 months

Permanent Deferral

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Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

1 week after recovery

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Vitamins

Anytime

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Vitiligo part of multisystem disease

Accept

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Vitiligo primary cause unknown

Permanent Deferral

16

Acne medication

One month deferral from last dose

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Allergy causing drugs : Penicillin

3 weeks after completion

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Aspirin Single dose

3 days after

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Aspirin Chronic intake

3 weeks after last dose

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Analgesic except Aspirin

Anytime if symptom free

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Anti-biotic other than Anti -TB drugs

1 month after recovery and completion of treatment and reasons for taking antibiotics must be assesed

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Anticonvulsant

Permanent

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Antihistamine / Anti-allergy medication

Anytime

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Anti-Inflammatory ( non steroidal )

Anytime but not for platelet

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Aspirin, Piroxicam Chronic

1 week after last dose

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Aspirin, Piroxicam Single

Anytime but not for platelet

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Bronchodilators

Anytime if asymptomatic

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Betablockers

Permanent deferral

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Colchicine

Anytime if over the acute episode of gout

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Contraceptive pills and injections

Anytime

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Decongestant

Anytime if asymptomatic

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Digitalis

Permanent

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DEC + Alben ( MDA - Filariasis )

2 weeks after treatment

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Drugs with no therapeutic claim ( Food or Organic supplements herbal preparation )

Anytime

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Fungal medication ( ORAL )

1 month after resolution

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Fungal medication ( Topical ) - for skin/nail/hair infection

If involving phlebotomy site or an extensive part of the body , defer for 1 month after resoulution

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Glutathione any preparation for a Liver disorder

Permanent Deferral

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Glutathione cosmetic use Intravenous

1 year after last dose

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Glutathione Oral/Topical

Anytime

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Growth Hormone

Permanent

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Hypersensitive Drugs

Temporary deferral pending Medical clearance

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Insulin

Permanent deferral

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Isoretinoin

1 month after last dose

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Paracetamol

Anytime

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Praziquantel ( MDA - Schistosomiasis )

2 weeks from treatment

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Psoriasis medication e.g. Tegison

Permanent Deferral

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Psychosis Drugs

Permanent deferral

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Steroids preparation , TOPICAL

Anytime as long as it is not applied on the phlebotomy site

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Vitamins

Anytime

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Propecia ( Hair Grower )

1 month from last dose