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Implementation of SI Units for Clinical Laboratory Data: Style Specifications and Conversion Tables

Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(1):114-129. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-106-1-114
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The SI units are now used in many countries to report clinical laboratory data. Through 1987 and 1988 these units will be introduced to replace the various units that have been used until now to report laboratory information in the United States. This action, which has been initiated by the Medical and Health Co-ordinating Group of the American National Metric Council and endorsed by many professional societies including the American Medical Association, will lead to the reporting of clinical laboratory data in molar terms with the liter as the reference volume.

What are SI Units?: "SI units" is the abbreviation


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