Patient Information

What is SIBO?

SIBO stands for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. SIBO occurs when the small intestine has become chronically infected with an overgrowth of bacteria.

Ordering a Test

A doctor will determine if SIBO testing is appropriate for you; an order is required to dispense a lactulose breath test kit. Please direct your doctor to our doctor registration for further information, or schedule an appointment with an NUNM physician today!

Prep Diet and Testing FAQs

Take a look at the FAQs page. It contains information about the prep diet, taking the test, test results and more.

Hands holding and placing ginger into tea cup full of waterSIBO Specific Nutrition and Wellness

Many of the foods that people tend to think of as healthy can cause digestive issues for people with SIBO. SIBO diets are typically recommended to manage SIBO symptoms before, during or after SIBO treatments; or as recommended by your doctor or healthcare practitioner.  Learn more about diets, recipes, menus and nutrition.

Insurance Billing Information

The SIBO Center does not submit claims for insurance reimbursement for non-contracted insurance plans. We will provide you with all the necessary information to self-submit your claim upon completion of the order. At this time we are contracted with the following insurance carriers: Care Oregon.


Useful forms and other helpful information can be found on the SIBO Forms page.

Doctor pointing to computer screen while patient watchesUseful Websites and Resources

There are many useful SIBO resources available online –here are a few we find useful.