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What qualifies you to be a liver transplant donor?

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Hospitals evaluate all potential liver transplant donors for signs of liver disease, alcohol or drug abuse, cancer, and infection. Donors also get tested for hepatitis, HIV, and other infections. If these don't turn up any problems with the liver, donors and recipients are matched according to blood type and body size. Age, race, and sex are not considered.

From: Liver Transplantation WebMD Medical Reference

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The American Liver Foundation. 

Sotiropoulos GC. 2009; 87(11): 1672-1680. Transplantation,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 12, 2018

SOURCE: 

The American Liver Foundation. 

Sotiropoulos GC. 2009; 87(11): 1672-1680. Transplantation,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 12, 2018

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