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Nanograms per Deciliter (ng/dL)

Some medical tests report results in nanograms (ng) per deciliter (dL).

  • A nanogram is one-billionth of a gram. A gram is about 1/30 of an ounce.
  • A deciliter measures fluid volume that is 1/10 of a liter. A liter is a little bigger than a quart.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine
Last RevisedMay 6, 2011

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Last Updated: May 06, 2011
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