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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.

Last Revised: May 6, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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