[Hydrogen Breath Tests]

Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2016 Feb;141(4):268-70. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-111213. Epub 2016 Feb 17.
[Article in German]


In the field of gastroenterology hydrogen breath test are used for the diagnosis of carbohydrate malabsorption and small intestine bacterial overgrowth. This paper provides information on performing a hydrogen breath test and shows potential sources of error.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Breath Tests*
  • Gastroenterology
  • Humans
  • Hydrogen / analysis*


  • Hydrogen