referral criteria from primary care - gout

Last edited 06/2022 and last reviewed 06/2022

Consider referring a person with gout to a rheumatology service if:

  • the diagnosis of gout is uncertain

  • treatment is contraindicated, not tolerated or ineffective

  • they have CKD stages 3b to 5 (GFR categories G3b to G5)

  • they have had an organ transplant