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Actionable Insights to Improve Your Gut Health

uBiome’s SmartGut™ is the world's first sequencing-based clinical microbiome screening test, providing detailed and accurate information to help you understand your gut health.

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Be a citizen scientist! With the uBiome Explorer™, you can help advance science, discover the bacteria that live in and on your body, and learn how diet and lifestyle factors affect your microbiome.


About the SmartGut™ test

SmartGut is the first sequencing-based clinical microbiome screening test. The test detects beneficial and pathogenic microorganisms associated with specific infections, lifestyle choices, and gut conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Using precision sequencing™ technology, SmartGut detects pathogens and beneficial microorganisms that might affect your health.

With SmartGut, you and your doctor can gain valuable insights to better understand what’s going on inside your gut and then take steps to feel better.

Simple collection kit

Your SmartGut test includes an easy-to-use collection kit that you can use in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Once you collect your sample, simply mail it back to our lab for processing.

Detailed test report

You will receive a detailed report with information on microorganisms associated with lifestyle choices, specific infections, and gut conditions. You and your doctor can use this report to gain valuable insight into your gut health that might help to determine a diagnosis.

How to request SmartGut™

Fill out your information and request a test below. Once we receive doctor’s approval, you will receive your collection kit in the mail within a few business days.

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When you have your kit, follow the instructions inside the box to collect and return your sample.

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SmartGut is fully or partially covered by most health insurance companies under "out-of-network" healthcare benefits.

If you have additional questions, please contact our Billing Specialist Team.

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