Units Per Milliliter (U/mL)

The results of some medical tests are reported in units per milliliter (U/mL).

  • A unit is an arbitrary amount agreed upon by scientists and doctors.
  • A milliliter is a unit of fluid volume equal to one-thousandth of a liter. A liter is slightly larger than a quart.

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