Hydrogen breath tests for diagnosis of lactose intolerance and other carbohydrate  malabsorption


The LactoFAN2 is a powerful diagnostic tool for measuring hydrogen concentrations in exhaled breath. From a single breath release, measurements are instantly displayed on the large, easy to read liquid crystal display of the hand-held device.

The main clinical application of the LactoFAN is the diagnosis of intestinal lactose malabsorption by monitoring the exhaled H2 after ingestion of lactose.

Simple, accurate and reliable in-clinic device & testing kits.

Clinical applications

  • Lactose intolerance and malabsorption
  • Carbohydrate malabsorption and breakdown dysfunction
  • Sucrose and Fructose malabsorption
  • Small intestine bacterial overgrowth
  • Impaired intestinal transit time

Special Features

  • Easy operation by the glove-capable touchscreen
  • Simple graphical onscreen user guidance
  • Simultaneous testing for up to 6 patients
  • Continuously updated result history
  • No warm-up time required
  • Automatic reset, sensor drift detection
  • Semi-automatic calibration
  • Operation from 4 standard AA–size rechargeable batteries
  • Supplied with starter kit in a sturdy carry case, consumables, substrates and patient support guide