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MEBO - UBIOME study 2018



MEBO Gut Microbiome Study
"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"
Funded by uBiome Research Grant

"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"

Dynamics of the Gut Microbiota in
Idiopathic Malodor Production

Started May 2018 - Ongoing

Current people sent kits : 100/100
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TMAU UK end total:262
TMAU UK ends 23/01/20
TMAU Petition USA end total 204
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TMAU (Dominican)
Metabolomic Profiling Study

Start : Aug 2016
Stage 1 : 27 Canadian volunteers to test
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MEBO Research Clinical Trials

Click here to read details of the MEBO Clinical Trials
NCT03582826 - Ongoing not recruiting
Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)
United States 2018 - ongoing

NCT02683876 - Completed
Exploratory Study of Relationships Between Malodor and Urine Metabolomics
Canada and United States 2016 - ongoing

NCT03451994 - Completed
Exploratory Study of Volatile Organic Compounds in Alveolar Breath
United Kingdom and United States 2013 - ongoing

NCT02692495 - Completed
Evaluation of Potential Screening Tools for Metabolic Body Odor and Halitosis
United Kingdom 2009 - 2012

Friday, October 17, 2008

Research into a breath test for testing for Volatile Organic Compounds associated with serious illnesses.

Scientists in Swansea UK are working on a breath test that detects Volatile Organic compounds (VOCs) associated with certain serious illnessess. This is a similar line of testing that Dr Preti of the Monell Chemical Senses Center mentioned at a conference earlier this year

This is likely the kind of test in the future that would be the starting point test for metabolic body odors and halitosis, and local halitosis. Possibly localalized halitosis would make the reading awkward for detecting systemic odors. They are designing it to try and detect serious health complaints but possibly someday when the number of metabolic/bloodborne/systemic odor sufferers is known it could naturally be a part of the diagnostic and monitoring tests.

...The technology analyses the concentrations of particular chemicals and compounds associated with disease in a patient's breath, for example ammonia in relation to hepatitis and acetone in relation to diabetes.

While breath tests are at present less developed than traditional urine or blood tests, they are much less invasive, cheaper and, with improved scientific methods, could offer new potential for the rapid diagnosis and monitoring of illness, increasing the patient's chances of survival.

However, the research is still in the early stages and could take years before it is ready for NHS use...

full article from daily telegraph October 2008


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