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    Nanograms Per Deciliter (ng/dL)

    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 10, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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