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Table 2 Synovial fluid analysis.

From: Chronic tophaceous gout presenting as acute arthritis during an acute illness: a case report

Test Value Normal
Clarity Translucent Transparent
Color Yellow Clear
WBC (per mm3) 2100 < 200
PMNs (%) 62 < 25
Gram stain No organisms No organisms
Culture Negative Negative
Total protein (g/dL) 2 3.1
LDH (IU/L) 440 105 – 333
Glucose (mg/dL) 42 70–110
Crystal Monosodium urate crystals None