Stains & molecular markers
Human placental lactogen

Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Minor changes: 1 September 2020

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PubMed Search: Human placental lactogen[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Human placental lactogen. website. Accessed September 20th, 2020.
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)
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