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Why do your Gut Health Tests not test for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?

Our Gut Health Tests don't test for SIBO because SIBO is a condition of the small intestine.

Our Gut Health Tests don't detect SIBO as they are stool tests: they assess the health of the large intestine.

SIBO is an imbalance in the small intestine, detected by measuring the gases produced by the overgrowth of bacteria in the breath.

Sometimes SIBO can be driven by imbalances in the large intestine. Stool tests can pick some of these up, so there can be indications of SIBO on a stool test, but we would never use a stool test to detect SIBO specifically.