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Grams per Liter (g/L)

Some medical tests report results in grams (g) per liter (L).

  • A gram is equal to the weight of one milliliter or 16 drops of water. It is about 1/30 of an ounce.
  • A liter is a measure of volume that is a little bigger than a quart of fluid.

Last Revised: May 6, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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