When uric acid increases in blood it cyrstalizes in joints and causes gout. Some cases can be controlled with diet but most need meds. First, something to bring the inflammation down if you are having an attack and then maintenance meds to prevent further attacks.
Here is a set of reference ranges but they can vary from lab to lab.
This site will explain the tests although they do not give reference ranges.
MCTD (lupus, scleroderma, polymyositis). Diagnosed 2005. Kidney, liver, GI tract, dysphagia, raynauds, Barretts esophagus, quadriplegic in 2005. Recovered and now active in skiing, tai, chi, hiking, golf. Meds: prednisone 2.5mg, imuran 25mg, amlodipine, benazapril, omeprazole, potassium, folic acid, vitamins, maxide and various supplements and vitamins.
Remain optimistic and you can overcome the odds.