Stains
Human placental lactogen

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 December 2015, last major update June 2005

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PubMed Search: Human placental lactogen[title]

Definition / General
  • Also called HPL
Positive Stains
  • Placental site trophoblastic tumors, exaggerated placental sites
Negative Staining
  • Placental site nodules (or focal), epithelioid trophoblastic tumors (or focal)