Patients can do the SIBO test at our clinic in central London with the help of our nurse or we can post you a test kit to do at home.
This test measures levels of hydrogen and methane in the breath after ingestion of Lactulose or Glucose. Breath samples are collected 10 times over 3 hours done either at home or in the clinic in central London.
Before Taking the Test
- It is essential that Patients follow a Preparation for SIBO test the day before the diet.
- Recent antibiotic therapy should be avoided 2 weeks before the test.
Patients can do this test at the clinic by contacting us on 0345 1297996 and they will be given an appointment with our nurse.