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International Units Per Liter (IU/L)

An international unit is an arbitrary amount of a substance agreed upon by scientists and doctors; a liter is a measure of volume that is slightly greater than a quart.

Some medical tests report results using international units (IU) per liter (L).

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Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofAugust 21, 2015

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Last Updated: August 21, 2015
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