Which uBiome product is right for you?

SmartGut

Doctor-ordered gut health test

SmartJane

Doctor-ordered women’s health test

Explorer

Discover your microbiome without the help of a doctor

Who is it for?

Patients with chronic gut conditions such as IBD or IBS, or symptoms such as gas, bloating or diarrhea.

Patients with the desire to, alongside their healthcare provider, learn more about their own vaginal health and how to improve conditions, such as discharges or infections, through lifestyle or diet.

Health and wellness tool to help you better discover how diet and lifestyle affect your microbiome.

Doctor authorization required?

Yes

Yes

No

Where is it available?

US and Canada (other countries coming soon)

US and Canada (other countries coming soon)

203 countries and regions where online payments can be made with a credit card or PayPal

What is the price?

uBiome clinical tests are fully or partially covered by most health insurance companies under “out-of-network” healthcare benefits. We have patient assistance programs in place to assist eligible patients with the remaining patient responsibility.

uBiome clinical tests are fully or partially covered by most health insurance companies under “out-of-network” healthcare benefits. We have patient assistance programs in place to assist eligible patients with the remaining patient responsibility.

From $89 for one site to $399 for five sites.

Targeted at which body site(s)?

Gut microbiome exclusively

Vaginal microbiome

Gut, nose, oral, skin or genital microbiome.

Suitable for other sampling purposes?

SmartGut is solely for adult gut samples.

SmartJane is solely for adult vaginal samples

Yes! Sample kids, pets, home environment, etc.

Any age requirements?

Available to all ages, parental permission needed if under 18.

Available to everyone aged 18 years and older.

Available to all ages, parental permission needed if under 18.

How is sample collected?

Easy self-sampling at home, takes under three minutes.

Easy self-sampling at home, takes under three minutes.

Easy self-sampling at home, takes under three minutes.

What do results show?

Detects beneficial and pathogenic microorganisms associated with specific infections, lifestyle choices, and gut conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Detects beneficial and pathogenic microorganisms associated with specific infections, such as cervicitis, bacterial vaginosis or vaginitis.

Interactive online tools enable you to explore how your microbiome compares to others, and to monitor yourself over time.

Where does processing take place?

In our San Francisco laboratory, which is CLIA-certified and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), a standard only achieved by the top 3% of laboratories in the world.

In our San Francisco laboratory, which is CLIA-certified and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), a standard only achieved by the top 3% of laboratories in the world.

In our San Francisco laboratory, which is CLIA-certified and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), a standard only achieved by the top 3% of laboratories in the world.

Can you participate in scientific research?

Optionally enables you to anonymously participate in scientific research aimed at advancing understanding of the human microbiome.

Optionally enables you to anonymously participate in scientific research aimed at advancing understanding of the human microbiome.

Optionally enables you to anonymously participate in scientific research aimed at advancing understanding of the human microbiome.

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Explore your gut microbiome.

The trillions of microorganisms in your gut are busier than you think.

Start exploring today

39 trillion of your closest friends: isn’t it time you met?

The microbes in your gut — bacteria, fungi,viruses, and more — make up your microbiome. Your microbiome plays a key role in your wellness and may affect many aspects of your daily life: digesting food, contributing to your weight, and even supporting your immune system.

Get a clearer picture of the role your microbiome plays.

Access over 15 personalized stories that help you understand how your microbes may be impacting your wellness.

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See how you compare

Learn how your results compare to others with similar (or very different!) diet and lifestyle choices.

Take action

Get personalized, actionable insights.

How It Works

1

Order


Your sampling kit will arrive discreetly at your doorstep in 3-5 days.

2

Swab


Sampling is easy and takes less than 2 minutes. When you are done, place your sample tube in the prepaid mailer and drop it in the mail.

3

Explore


Receive your results and start Exploring!

Select your Explorer kit

  • Patented gut bacteria analysis
  • Access 16+ Gut Health Reports
  • Personalized recommendations
$89.00
Add to cart

  • All Explorer features, plus
  • Advanced, metagenomic analysis
  • View Bacteria plus Viruses, Archaea, Fungi and Eukaryota
  • Gut Barrier Report (New!)
  • Track your microbiome over time with 4 samples/year
$399.00 $700.00
Add to cart

Changing diets? New Exercise Routine?

Your microbiome can change over time.

Making diet or lifestyle changes can impact the variety and abundance of microorganisms in your gut. Explorer allows you to view these changes over time.

What’s Inside Gut Explorer

  • 1Sample tube

    Our sampling kit will arrive discreetly at your doorstep.

  • 2Sterile Swabs

    Use these to take your sample.

  • 3Tube Return Bag

    Place your sample in the bag before putting it in the return mailer.

  • 4Return Mailer

    Place your sample in this bag before putting it into the return mailer.

  • 5Return mailer

    Place your sample tube and return bag into the prepaid mailer. Drop it in the mail and you’re all done!

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