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The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Ankylosing Spondylitis — Viome GI kit - $299 value

Take part in cutting edge research studying the gut’s impact on Ankylosing…

Viome is conducting a research study to understand the role of the microbiome in AS disease activity. The goal of this study is to better understand the molecular features of the microbiome that may contribute to axSpA flares and to determine if there are specific microbes found in the microbiome that may contribute to disease activity.

You may be eligible to participate if:
* You are over the age of 18
* You live in the U.S.
* You have been diagnosed with axial spondyloarthritis (including ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.)
* Allow us to access your medical records to confirm your diagnosis
* Able to visit a Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Center (PSC)

Study Details
We will send all study material to your home for sample collection within a 7-day window. All samples will be mailed back to Viome in pre-paid mailers provided in the kits. We will send you a brief survey to collect information about your condition, which you can complete on your computer or mobile device. This study requires that you provide the following sample types:
* Stool sample (at-home)
* Finger-prick blood sample (at-home)
* Saliva sample (at-home)
* Intestinal permeability test (at-home)
* Venous blood draw (blood sample taken at a Quest facility)


You will receive a free Viome Gut Intelligence Test kit with a 90-day service ($299 value), which includes completely personalized nutrition and supplement recommendations. For more information, you can visit www.viome.com.

Register Now!

To register for this study, you will need take a brief eligibility questionnaire and to provide your contact information. If you are registering on behalf of someone else, you will still be listed as the primary contact.

Reason for Interest

Briefly describe the reason the participant is interested in this study and why the participant should be considered eligible for participation.

Eligibility Questionnaire

Your answers to the questions below will be provided to the researcher to help determine eligibility for this study.

1. Are you HLA-B27 positive?


2. Have you taken a biologic medication in the past 6 months? (ex: Humira)


3. Do you have any of the following conditions?


4. Have you taken antibiotic medication in the last 3 months?


5. Have you taken sulfasalazine in the last 3 months?


6. Will you allow Viome to access your medical records, if you qualify, to confirm your diagnosis?


Contact Information

Demographic Information

Your gender and birthday are used to help determine eligibility for this study. The researcher will be provided with your gender and age (in years).

Your password must contain:
6 or more characters
Upper and lowercase letters
At least one number