Picomoles Per Litre (pmol/L)

Some medical tests report results in picomoles per litre (pmol/L).

  • A mole is an amount of a substance that contains a large number (6 followed by 23 zeros) of molecules or atoms. A picomole is one-trillionth of a mole.
  • A litre measures fluid volume. It is a little bigger than a quart.

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