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Orally-ingestible pill tests the microbiome at any stage of the gastrointestinal tract.


It is known that when the natural balance of the microbiome is skewed, a condition called ‘dysbiosis’ occurs, associated with inflammation, susceptibility to infections, and diseases such as cancer. Research is still pinpointing specific microbiome metabolites which proffer protection against disease. Most studies use fecal samples to analyse the condition of the gut microbiome, however, as the gut environment changes

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