Nanograms Per Decilitre (ng/dL)

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

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

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