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Micrograms Per Liter (mcg/L)

Some medical tests report results in micrograms per liter (mcg/L).

  • A microgram is one-millionth of a gram. A gram is about 1/30 of an ounce.
  • A liter measures fluid volume. It is a little bigger than a quart.

Last Revised: May 10, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine

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