The first Australian wastewater-based epidemiological (WBE) study of gout using allopurinol excretion as a biomarker has estimated a median national prevalence of about 2.9% (range 0.5% to 8%). The finding is consistent with the range of 1.5% – 9.1% seen in other Australian patient and survey data, say researchers from the Queensland Alliance for Environmental ...
Gout prevalence flushed out by wastewater allopurinol analysis
By Mardi Chapman
11 Feb 2020