International Units Per Liter (IU/L)

An international unit is an arbitrary amount of a substance agreed upon by scientists and doctors; a liter is a measure of volume that is slightly greater than a quart.

Some medical tests report results using international units (IU) per liter (L).

Current as of: February 19, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine