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    Milligrams Per Liter (mg/L)

    Milligrams Per Liter (mg/L)

    Some medical tests report results in milligrams per liter (mg/L).

    • A milligram is one-thousandth of a gram. A gram is about 1/30 of an ounce.
    • A liter is a little bigger than a quart of fluid.

    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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