Stains & CD markers
Human placental lactogen


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PubMed Search: Human placental lactogen[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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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