Flu Clinic Monday 27th April Increased Risk Conditions

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Conditions which meet the government criteria for increased risk

Immunocompromising conditions including:

  • HIV infection
  • malignancy
  • chronic steroid use
  • solid organ transplant
  • haematopoietic stem cell transplant

Functional or anatomical asplenia, including:

  • sickle cell disease or other haemoglobinopathies
  • congenital or acquired asplenia (for example, splenectomy) or hyposplenia

Cardiac disease, including:

  • cyanotic congenital heart disease
  • congestive heart failure
  • coronary artery disease

Chronic respiratory conditions, including:

  • suppurative lung disease
  • bronchiectasis
  • cystic fibrosis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • chronic emphysema
  • Severe asthma (requiring frequent medical consultations or the use of multiple medicines)

Chronic neurological conditions, including:

  • hereditary and degenerative CNS diseases
  • seizure disorders
  • spinal cord injuries
  • neuromuscular disorders

Chronic metabolic disorders, including:

  • Type 1 or 2 diabetes
  • amino acid disorders
  • carbohydrate disorders
  • cholesterol biosynthesis disorders
  • fatty acid oxidation defects, lactic acidosis
  • mitochondrial disorders
  • organic acid disorders
  • urea cycle disorders
  • vitamin/cofactor disorders
  • porphyrias

Chronic renal failure

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