Can someone with Crohn's donate bone marrow?

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   Posted 6/16/2009 5:11 PM (GMT -7)   
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   Posted 6/16/2009 5:19 PM (GMT -7)   
You need to call your local registry. I am guessing that you would not be allowed to because people with other autoimmune diseases [RA, lupus, MS, etc] are ineligible. My local blood bank has criteria listed on their website for joining the local registry. Perhaps you can find yours online.
http://www.psbc.org/programs/marrow_guidelines.htm
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