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Infectious Diseases

The following include FAQs, guidelines  and protocols developed by LHSC's Transplant Teams and are specific to the care of LHSC recipients. They may not be applicable for care of recipients transplanted or being followed by other centres.

 

COVID-19 and COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19:

COVID-19 Vaccination:

Other Useful COVID-19 Resources:

 

Routine Pre and Post Transplant Vaccinations:

Vaccines should be completed prior to transplantation but this is not always possible depending on patient's length of time on the wait list or severity of illness. Below is an FAQ for recipients explaining all necessary vaccines as well as proposed schedule for vaccinating. If there are any concerns or difficulties with vaccinating your patients, do not hesitate to contact the transplant program at LHSC.

 

Measles:

 

Hepatitis C Donor Organs for Transplant: