Test Overview
Test Methodology


Test Usage

Aids in detection of bacterial overgrowth, intestinal methanogenic overgrowth and excess hydrogen sulfide by measuring levels of hydrogen, methane and hydrogen sulfide in the breath.

Reference Range *

H2 <30.02 ppm; CH4 <10.00 ppm; H2S <3.0 ppm

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

7 - 10 days

Soft Order Code
Reference Laboratory
Gemelli Biotech
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements

Specimens are ordered in MiChart, and a req prints in sendouts. Sendout staff will fax to Gemelli along with a coversheet (Lab to bill insurance), and insurance face sheet. Gemelli will ship the kit directly to the patient, perform the test, and send the results to the Sendout resulting group for entry into back into the MiChart order, via SoftLab.

Collection Instructions

Pt collects at home using the kit supplied by the company

Additional Information

Test performed by Gemelli Biotech