SaBTO Aide Memoire

This tool was last updated on: 09 June 2022 at 16:51.

Please take note of the date and time of the last update of this tool. Where there is any evidence that the data in this tool may be outdated, please refer to the relevant links to SaBTO master documentation in the "For further information" section.

This quick reference guide must be read in conjunction with the relevant SaBTO guidance for the safety of organs for transplantation, as well as other relevant references. This tool does not replace existing guidance but serves as a rapid reference for clinicians faced with difficult decisions in a time limited situation.

SARS-CoV-2 and monkeypox

Knowledge and experience of SARS-CoV-2 and monkeypox is rapidly evolving and guidance is subject to revision. For this reason, links to the latest guidance from NHS Blood and Transplant are provided within the relevant entries of the tool.

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We welcome feedback and we hope to continually improve this resource as more evidence comes to light. We are aware that guidance changes over time. If you feel that any advice contained in this resource is inconsistent with current guidance published elsewhere, please let us know by emailing

Neither SaBTO nor NHSBT can attest to the accuracy, completeness or currency of the opinions contained within this resource and do not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage caused to any practitioner or third party as a result of any reliance placed on this resource.