Test Company: Genova Diagnostics
Test Type: Breath
Collection Location: At Home
Collection Instructions & Videos
- PDF of instructions attached
- Read about the test
Planning & Timing:
- This test will take 2 hours to complete on one morning.
- Do the test first thing in the morning.
- A special diet is required for 24 hours in advance of the collection.
- AVOID: Sugar (in any form), fruits and fruit juices, vegetables, nuts, seeds, grain products (plain steamed white rice is permitted), dairy products, alcoholic beverages, beans, herbs and spices.
- ALLOWED: Baked or broiled seafood, chicken, turkey, lean beef, crisp bacon, lean pork, eggs, oils, fats, clear chicken or beef broth, plain steamed white rice, plain black coffee, tea (avoid green and herbal tea).
- 12 hours before the test - Fasting - only water allowed.
- For example, if you plan to take the test at 8AM one morning, the limited diet period is 8AM the previous day to 8PM the previous day. Then fasting from 8PM the night before to 8AM when you take the test.
- Probiotics: Quit 4-5 days before taking the test
- Antibiotics: Talk to doctor, and quit 4 weeks before taking the test
- Laxatives: (incl. high dose fit c and mag) quit 7 days before taking the test
- Enemas: Avoid for 7 days prior
- Colonics: Avoid for 2 weeks prior
- Smoking: Avoid for 1 hr before
- Sleep & Exercise: Don’t do 1 hour before or during this test
- Do not eat or drink anything other than water during this test
Registering your Test Online:
- This can only be done in web, in chrome or Firefox browsers.
- If you're having issues with this, contact Rupa at 669-500-0380, or call Genova directly at (800) 522-4762. Genova customer service is very professional and quick to fix issues.
- You must ship your samples within 2 days of collection.
- Ship M-F only. Drop the package off at any UPS location.
- Your provider will notify you when results are in and schedule a follow-up to review them together
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