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Milli-International Units Per Liter (mIU/L)

Some medical tests report results in milli-international units per liter (mIU/L).

  • An international unit is an amount of a substance agreed upon by scientists and doctors. A milli-international unit is one-thousandth of an international unit.
  • A liter measures fluid volume. It 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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