Test Comparison

  SIBOtest Lab 1 Lab 2
One test kit for SIBO Yes - only 1 test kit needed No - require 2 test kits, thus more cost and inconvenience to the patient No - require 2 test kits, thus more cost and inconvenience to the patient
Closed sample collection device Yes - vacuum tube collection Yes - bag collection Yes - vacuum tube collection
10 samples in 3 hours Yes Yes No - only 7 samples in 3 hours
Glucose test kit Yes, sample every 20 minutes for 3 hours Yes, sample every 20 minutes for 3 hours No - sample every 30 minutes for 3 hours, thus increasing possibility of missing a rise in gas
Control CO2 to assess if sample is viable Yes Not reported on results Not reported on results

Customer Service and Practitioner Support

1 week turnaround for results Yes No No
Naturopathic support staff yes No No
Online Practitioner portal: patient results, education and resource support Yes No No
SIBO-treating practitioner referral database Yes No No
Patient prep diet guidelines Strictest Prep diet for most accurate results Low FODMAP guidelines Loose low FODMAP guidelines (no portion sizes given)
Natural Treatment Yes No No
patient Diagnostic Yes No No