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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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When I started practicing pediatrics, a blood level above 40 micrograms per deciliter was considered too high and required treatment.
Comparingblood values before athletic training in an endurance athlete, a drop of one gram per deciliter of hemoglobin is probably dilutional.
One in 11 have blood-lead levels of more than 10 micrograms per deciliter, the point at which the agency says that injury may result.
9 percent or 4,519 children that were first screened had blood lead levels over 20 grams per deciliter and a little under half of those were city residents.
Those who received nurse counseling had an average LDL cholesterol level of 107 milligrams per deciliter, compared with 132 milligrams per deciliter among those who received usual care alone.
We'd begin cube feeding or increase it when the herd mean sample BUN levels dropped below 7 milligrams per deciliter of blood, or when 25 percent of the cows in the herd sample had a BUN concentration of less than 6 milligrams per deciliter of blood," Hammond recalls.
The BLL measures the quantity of lead in micrograms per deciliter of blood, written as ug/100 dL, that is, micrograms of lead per 100 deciliters of blood.
The drug will be used for treating children whose lead blood levels are above 45 micrograms pe deciliter, a level of poisoning that has traditionally required hospitalization and treatment with painful intramuscular or intravenous injections.
When used according to the FDA approved product labeling, which recommends that physicians target hemoglobin not to exceed 12 grams per deciliter (g/dL), the safety of EPOGEN is well-established and widely accepted.
The participants who ate the avocado diet decreased their LDL cholesterol by about 14 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL).
Her blood sugar dropped to 40 milligrams per deciliter, way below the normal 80 to 110 milligrams per deciliter.
High-risk levels were defined as a total cholesterol level of 240 milligrams per deciliter or higher, an LDL or "bad" cholesterol level of 160 milligrams per deciliter or higher, an HDL or "good" cholesterol level of less than 40 milligrams per deciliter or a triglyceride level of 200 milligrams per deciliter or higher.