Breath tests

You will be surprized but lot of GI diseases can be diagnosed just by analysis of your breath. This is What GASTRO plus breath analyser is meant for.

Hydrogen in our breath comes from our intestine. Depending on substrate given and method the breath analyser can diagnose certain diseases like H Pylori infection, Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, IBS , malabsorption etc.

After overnight fasting a sugar (Glucose, lactulose, mannose, fructose, sucrose) is given in fixed quantity to the patient and then analysis of patients’ breath is done with breath analyser. The test consists of 6 -12 reading over a period of 2-3 hours.

Results are given immediately on the same day. Patient will be given guidance by our gastroenterologists  as per result.