The bacteria in our gastrointestinal tract have a profound influence on our cardiovascular system, chronic inflammation, body composition, and even depression.
They perform essential functions such as digesting food and synthesizing vitamins and influence human mood, behavior, gut health, and metabolic disorders.
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).
Meet Smart Gut
What You Get
The SmartGut screening test will help you monitor your overall gut health and detect the microorganisms causing your gut symptoms and metabolic stress:
Crohn's disease/Ulcerative Colitis
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
How It Works
Sample Your Microbiomes
The sample kit contains everything you need to swab and submit your microbiome. Swab the relevant sites to collect your sample then send your kit back.
Answer a Simple Survey
An online survey lets you ask and answer questions about your health and lifestyle. Then, you can see how you correlate with others and existing peer-reviewed studies.
Your Sample Visits a Fancy Lab
Based on research from the NIH Human Microbiome Project, the technology to perform large-scale microbiome studies. Once your sample is received, it goes in the lab and the magic happens