What is the definition or description of: analysis of joint fluid?

Joint fluid. Evaluation of liquid obtained from the joint. Various tests can be done to evaluate for infection, gout, pseudogout, arthritis, connective tissue diseases, and inflammation.
Joint fluid. Can be analyzed for. Colorconsistencyand appearance such as clear cloudy yellow bloody and others. Crystals for gout orpsuedogout, cell count looking for white or red blood cells and cultures and microscopic analyis and staining to look for bacteria.