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Organ Donation

Dear all
Can HBVers don't organs when they for? I think answer is no,  but just checking.
If the organ receiver is vaccinated,  then is it possible to transplant from hbv sufferer's body?

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Just recently I read an article that a healthy person took a liver with hep b because there were no matching donors so it may be possible.
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*Stef (that autocorrect again :-( )
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Wow thanks Stephen and Staff. Nice to know that.

But,  we cannot donate blood right?

I was a regular blood donor till 5 years ago (roughly) that time they did not find hbv in my blood.  But now it's better I so not donate? Or I can donate to another HBv person?
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antivirals block hbv completely so both liver from hbv infected and non hbv infected are used now
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The transplantation of organs and tissues from a HBsAg positive donors is a rapidly changing field. It is certainly possible to donate to another HBsAg positive recipients. As to HBsAg negative recipients, there are HBV transmission risks, but for some organs (non--liver) may be overcome by antiviral prophylaxis. It is a matter of risk, benefit, and informed consent.
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OK,  thanks Sorte!
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No, even if recipient is vaccinated. Every donor recipient takes immune suppressing drugs at the beginning very high doses, so vaccination may not prevent him from hbv infection.
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CORRECT POST
Sorry for messed up post (this autocorrect, damn)
Can HBVer donate organs (on one's death)?
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Correction read don't as Donate
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