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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:
September 9, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine
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