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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Learn about your body.

SmartJane™ is the discreet and easy screening test for HPV, STIs, and the balance of vaginal flora.

SmartJane has been designed by women for women like you. It all starts with your microbes.
Test discreetly in the comfort of your own home and empower yourself.

SmartJane is a screening test that can help you monitor your overall vaginal health regularly, by detecting human papillomavirus (HPV) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), as well as microorganisms linked with other health conditions.

How does SmartJane help?

Understanding your microbiome can help you optimize your vaginal health. With just a two-minute at-home test, you can gain valuable information that will help you and your doctor take the next step together.

Why SmartJane?

SmartJane is the world’s first sequencing-based clinical microbiome screening test for vaginal flora, HPV and STIs.

Sample at home, when it’s right for you. Your SmartJane Collection Kit contains everything you’ll need to collect your sample in less than three minutes, in the comfort of your own bathroom.

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Detects high-risk HPV strains

SmartJane tests for HPV, which is associated with cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions1. We detect the two most common strains (HPV-16 and HPV-18), as well as twelve additional strains.

1 Audirac-Chalifour et al., 2016, Lee et al., 2013

 

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Detects low-risk HPV strains

such as HPV-6 and HPV-11. These strains are responsible for about 90% of genital warts, but they rarely develop into cancer.

 

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Reveals your flora balance

SmartJane can tell you about your vaginal flora balance. An imbalance is associated with conditions such as bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common vaginal infection2.

Onderdonk et al., 2016, Srinivasan et al., 2012

 

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Identifies microbial co-factors

Certain bacteria are associated with HPV infection3. SmartJane provides information on these unique co-factors and how they relate to your health.

3 Mitra et al., 2016, Mitra et al., 2015

 

How SmartJane works

1

Request test

Requesting your test is quick and easy. A few online questions, and you’re done.

Request SmartJane

2

Doctor reviews test

Your own doctor can approve your test, or an independent healthcare provider from an external clinical care network can review your request.

3

Sample at home

In a few business days, your kit will arrive in a discreet package. Clear instructions will tell you how to self-sample. It’s fast and private, and takes place in the comfort of your home. 

Instructions for SmartJane

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We process

After you collect your sample, stick it in the prepaid envelope and drop it in the nearest mailbox. Once it’s processed in our lab, we’ll send you a link so you and your doctor can download your test results.

Detailed clinical report

You’ll receive a detailed report with information about your vaginal microbiome – including lactobacillus, HPV, and other sexually transmitted infections. You and your doctor can use this report to gain valuable insight into your vaginal health that might help to determine a diagnosis. SmartJane is friendly to trans and non-binary patients.

HPV screening

Your sample will be checked for the 14 most common high-risk strains of HPV, including HPV-16 and HPV-18 as well as the 5 low-risk strains that can cause genital warts.

Sexually transmitted infections

Your results include screening your sample for four common STIs, chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Vaginal flora balance

Get information about the composition of your vaginal microbiome, and learn how your vaginal microbes may impact overall health and wellness.

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Support

Our customer support team is available by email or chat, and is happy to answer your questions about your test kit, results, and more.