We hope this video will assist you in understanding how to perform your hydrogen breath test. Please also take the time to read the instruction pamphlet included in your test kit thoroughly, and in its entirety, before performing the test. Once you’ve watched the video and read through the instructions, our Customer Service team would be happy to answer any questions you have. Please contact us!
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Our hydrogen breath tests require a 24-hour prep period comprised of a 12- specific diet, followed by a 12-hour fast. Patients must be off antibiotics, probiotics, and certain medications prior to performing the test.
Patient will breathe into the test tubes provided in the test kit at regular intervals, drinking a solution of water and substrate after breathing into the first tube. Upon completion of the test, patient will place each clearly labeled tube into the protective bubble wrap. Using the prepaid shipping label, patients will send test kit, containing completed tubes and completed requisition form, back to our lab. Results will be reported to the ordering physician within 24 hours.
Before you prepare to take your test, please watch our instructional video on our “Taking a Test” section of this website, and read the instruction pamphlet included in your test kit for more detailed instructions. Contact our Customer Service department with questions!