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Tests: Uric Acid, Synovial Fluid Analysis, Rheumatoid Factor, ANA, Kidney Stone Analysis
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In the News: New Gout Guidelines Establish Target Uric Acid Level (2012)

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Arthritis Foundation: Gout
NIAMS: Questions and Answers about Gout
Gout and Uric Acid Education Society
FamilyDoctor.org: Gout
American College of Rheumatology: Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition (CPPD) (formerly called Pseudogout)

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Sources Used in Current Review

Arthritis Foundation. Gout. Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/conditions-treatments/disease-center/gout/ through http://www.arthritis.org. Accessed June 2013.

American College of Rheumatology. Gout. Available online at http://www.rheumatology.org/Practice/Clinical/Patients/Diseases_And_Conditions/Gout/ through http://www.rheumatology.org. Accessed June 2013.

UpToDate. Patient information: Gout. Available online at http://www.uptodate.com/contents/gout-beyond-the-basics?source=search_result&search=gout&selectedTitle=1%7E10 through http://www.uptodate.com. Accessed June 2013.

Gout & Uric Acid Education Society. Gout Treatment and Uric Acid Therapy. Available online at http://gouteducation.org/medical-professionals/gout-treatment-options/ through http://gouteducation.org. Accessed June 2013.

Stamp LK, Chapman PT. Gout and its comorbidities. Rheumatol 52(1):34-44, 2013.

Sources Used in Previous Reviews

(2005 March). Fast Facts About Gout. NIAMS [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/gout/ffgout.htm through http://www.niams.nih.gov.

(2002 March, Currently being updated). Questions and Answers about Gout. NIAMS [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/gout/gout.htm through http://www.niams.nih.gov.

(2005 November 14). Gout. MayoClinic.com [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gout/DS00090 through http://www.mayoclinic.com.

Schumacher, H. (2006 June, Updated). Pseudogout. American College of Rheumatology [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.rheumatology.org/public/factsheets/pseudogout_new.asp?and=pat through http://www.rheumatology.org.

Chen, A. (2005 June 7, Updated). Synovial fluid analysis. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003629.htm.

(Revised 2007 March). National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Fast Facts About Gout. Available online at http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/gout/ffgout.htm through http://www.niams.nih.gov. Accessed June 2010.

(2006 December Updated). National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Questions and Answers about Gout. Available online at http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/gout/gout.htm through http://www.niams.nih.gov. Accessed June 2010.

(2009 August, Updated). Schumacher, H. Gout. American College of Rheumatology. Available online at http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/gout.asp through http://www.rheumatology.org. Accessed June 2010.

ARUP Consult. Hyperuricemia - Gout. Available online at http://www.arupconsult.com/Topics/Gout.html through http://www.arupconsult.com. Accessed June 2010.

American College of Rheumatology. 2012 American College of Rheumatology Guidelines for Management of Gout. Available online at http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/guidelines/gout.asp through http://www.rheumatology.org. Accessed November 2012.

Walsh, N. ACR Puts Out Gout Guidelines. MedPage Today. Available online at http://www.medpagetoday.com/Rheumatology/GeneralRheumatology/35033 through http://www.medpagetoday.com. Accessed November 2012.

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