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Reasons for exclusion that speak against a stem cell donation

The criteria mentioned here are intended to give you a rough overview of whether you are in principle eligible as a blood stem cell donor. In the case of a specifically planned donation, a doctor will decide whether you will be approved as a donor, weighing the health risks for the donor and recipient.

  • Age
    People between the ages of 18 and 40 can be included in the donor database.
    On the 61st birthday, the data in the Central Bone Marrow Donor Register (ZKRD) will be deleted. The donor is then no longer available.
  • Weight
    Underweight: the weight should not be less than 50 kg
    Overweight: a body mass index> 40 can also be a reason for exclusion
  • Cardiovascular diseases
    z. B. after a heart attack, cardiac arrhythmias requiring treatment, coronary artery disease, bypass operations
  • Disorders of the blood, blood clotting system or blood vessels
    Blood clotting disorder, e.g. B. Hemophilia A (hemophilia), Marcumar treatment, congenital defects e.g. thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, aplastic anemia, spherocytosis, hereditary diseases of the blood or immune system
  • Respiratory diseases
    z. B. severe asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary embolism
  • Severe kidney disease
    z. B. glomerulonephritis, renal insufficiency, cystic kidneys
  • Severe tropical infectious diseases
    z. B. Malaria
  • Infectious diseases
    z. B. hepatitis B or C, HIV infection, unhealed sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis or gonorrhea (also of a sexual partner), protozoonoses, salmonella permanent eliminators, osteomyelitis (inflammation of the bone marrow)
  • Diseases of the psyche and the central nervous system
    z. B. schizophrenia, psychoses, multiple sclerosis, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease
  • Malignant diseases
    Cancer, even if a previous illness is considered to be cured
  • Autoimmune System Disorders
    z. B. rheumatoid arthritis, collagenoses (e.g. scleroderma), Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, Addison's disease, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, lupus erythematosus, Sjörgen's syndrome, vasculitis
  • Endocrine gland disorders
    z. B. Diabetes mellitus type I, non-insulin-dependent type II diabetics can donate
  • After an organ transplant or foreign tissue transplant
    e.g. Kidney, liver, heart, skin, cornea, meninges, transplantation with a tissue or organ of human or animal origin
  • Presence of an addiction disease
    z. B. alcohol, medication, drugs
  • Growth hormones / pituitary hormones
    after treatment with growth hormones
  • Reasons that require a temporary deferral
    • Epilepsies (at least 3 years untreated, seizure-free)
    • severe kidney disease (e.g. acute glomerulonephritis), 5 years
    • Rheumatic fever, 2 years (if no chronic heart disease was the result, otherwise permanent exclusion)
    • Tuberculosis, 2 years
    • Pregnancy / miscarriage, 6 months after birth or until the end of breastfeeding
    • Operations, usually 6 months
    • Endoscopy / biopsy with flexible instruments, 6 months
    • Transfusions of foreign blood, plasma derivatives or other blood products, 6 months
    • Borreliosis, after borreliosis has healed, donations can be made
  • Diseases that require individual clarification
    • Allergies: The entire field of allergies is usually not a reason for exclusion. Very severe allergies or special allergies to drugs and certain substances can, however, lead to exclusion.
    • Asthma: Severe asthma is a reason for exclusion, mild asthma is acceptable.
    • High blood pressure: Medically controlled high blood pressure is acceptable.

If you are not sure whether you are a suitable donor, please contact us.

Tel. 02102 123 753 804