Measure the microbiome with unparalleled accuracy and coverage
Much of the microbiome remains undescribed by science due to the limitations of conventional analysis techniques.
Using advanced metagenomic sequencing technology and proprietary bioinformatic tools, Microba provides precise and comprehensive measurement of the human gut microbiome.
Microba’s core technology is extensively validated and demonstrates unparalleled performance when compared to other metagenomic technologies.
- Up to 95% coverage of the microbiome
- Up to 34x more accurate in species identification
- Benchmarked against competing technology
- Published & peer-reviewed in Frontiers in Microbiology
Accurate and comprehensive measurement
Advanced bioinformaticsCore technology includes proprietary algorithms and a specialised genomic database to accurately measure the human gut microbiome.
Curated genome databaseUnmatched detection coverage using an expertly curated microbial genome reference database from over 1.2 million high quality genomes.
High-resolution taxonomyIdentification of critical microbiome signals from genomic data using the most systemically consistent microbial taxonomy.
World-leading expertiseDeveloped by leaders in metagenomic analysis, with continual advancement to achieve greater accuracy and increased coverage.
At-home sample collectionSimple sampling method accurately preserves community profile without the need for liquids or cold storage for easier logistics.
Optimised lab protocolsHigh quality, reproducible metagenomic sequence data using the Illumina NovaSeq™ 6000 sequencing platform.