At least three months must have passed since you suffered from symptoms of salmonella and stopped taking the medication for it before donating blood. If you are an asymptomatic carrier of salmonella it does not prevent blood donation.

Would you like more information? Please call the free information number for blood donors on 0800 0 5801 (Mon to Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).