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RE: difference between IU/ML & EQ/ML
Oct 9, 2004

I've read that there can be a multiplier between 2-5 for IU's. What would be the difference in using milliequivalents or IU's that needs a multiplier of 2 to 5? Shouldn't a standard be a set to figure a range?

Response from Dr. McGovern

You are correct that a standard should be set. That new standard is IU or international units. The international units were set up by the World Health Organization to create uniformity among tests. Dr. McGovern

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