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Units Per Milliliter (U/mL)

The results of some medical tests are reported in units per milliliter (U/mL).

  • A unit is an arbitrary amount agreed upon by scientists and doctors.
  • A milliliter is a unit of fluid volume equal to one-thousandth of a liter. A liter is slightly larger than a quart.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMay 10, 2013

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Last Updated: May 10, 2013
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