Here is a summary of the 5 simple steps you will take as part of the Asian Gut Project:

1. Sign up to the Fundrazr Page here and select the perk you would like

 

2. You will receive a simple kit in the mail

american gut swab kit

 

3. Follow the simple instructions included in the kit to take a tiny sample. The easiest is usually to brush the swab on some used toilet paper. Don’t worry, you don’t need to touch anything unsanitary.

example fecal swab amount

 

4. Seal the swabs back into the tube they came from – all safe! Wrap the tubes in tissue and seal in an envelope. Post back to Asian Gut as quickly as possible.

5. In a less than 3 months your sample will be analysed and you will receive an email containing a link to you personalised report on your gut microbiome!