Get quick and safe answers. GEBT is a safe, accurate, and convenient test to help diagnose gastroparesis, a condition affecting over 6 million people in the USA.
The Gastric Emptying Breath Test (“GEBT”) is a safe, FDA-approved non-radioactive test for measuring how fast your stomach empties. It can help your doctor determine if you have a condition known as delayed emptying, or “gastroparesis”.
Prior to GEBT, an alternate method used to determine how fast your stomach empties requires that you be referred to a Nuclear Medicine Center and consume radioactive materials.
You can be administered the GEBT in your doctor’s office, in a clinic or patient service center.
GEBT was validated in FDA-approved clinical studies conducted at the Mayo Clinic. GEBT has been used extensively by major pharmaceutical companies and university-based clinical researchers. GEBT has been administered to over 4,500 patients.
The GEBT should not be used in people with hypersensitivity to Spirulina, egg, milk, or wheat allergens and should not be used in patients with certain lung diseases or small bowel malabsorption.