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For specialized medical applications, such as identifying gout or CPPD (pseudo-gout) crystals suspended in synovial fluid, we offer several dedicated microscope solutions for urology, rhuematologist laboratory clinicians and health officials worldwide. These are polarized light microscopes from leading manufacturers including Meiji Techno, Accu-Scope & LW Scientific.

Medical professionals diagnose gout or pseudo-gout by taking synovial fluid from the infected joint in the process of arthrocentesis. A lab technician prepares a wet smear on a slide and uses polarized microscopy to determine the presence of sodium urate crystals (gout) or calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate or "CPPD" (pseudo-gout) within the fluid extracted from the infected joint.

If a polarizing microscope is not available, a tentative diagnosis can be made if needle-shaped monosodium urate crystals are identified using ordinary light microscopy.CPPD crystals are small rods, squares, or rhomboids and are usually harder to identify with light microscopy.

The two main components that comprise the polarization elements that are used in the identification of gout and pseudo-gout crystals are the analyzer and the full wave plate which is located within the intermediate tube and the polarizer is integrated above the transmitted light

We offer a variety of Polarizing Microscopes suitable for gout or podagra diagnosis in several price ranges.

Please contact New York Microscope Company for any Gout Microscope inquiries, custom configurations, quantity discounts or support required at 877-877-7274 or info@nyscopes.com.

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Polarizing Microscope - LW Scientific Mi5 Series
The Mi5 Polarizing LabScope is an essential tool for synovial fluid analysis. Crystal-induced arthri..
List Price: $3,671.00 Your Price: $3,267.00
Meiji MT9500 Gout Testing Series Microscope
Meiji Techno offers the MT9500 Series Polarizing Microscopes for Gout Testing. Each model comes with..
List Price: $5,420.00 Your Price: $4,878.00
Accu-scope 3025 Trinocular with Gout Kit Microscope
Accu-scope's 3025 is a clinical grade microscope featuring AIS (Accu-scope Infinity Optical System) ..
List Price: $4,181.00 Your Price: $3,512.00
Accu-scope 3025 Ergo Tilting Binocular Microscope with Ceramic Stage and Gout Kit
Accu-scope's 3025 is a clinical grade microscope featuring AIS (Accu-scope Infinity Optical System) ..
List Price: $5,079.00 Your Price: $4,266.00