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Human placental lactogen test

Human placental lactogen test

Human placental lactogen test: The human placental lactogen (hPL) test measures the concentration of hPL, a placental hormone, in the maternal blood.

Human placental lactogen test: Other Names

Other names for Human placental lactogen test include:

  • HPL
  • Human chorionic somatomammotrophin (HCS)

Symptoms Associated with Human placental lactogen test

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Human placental lactogen test:

Diseases Associated with Human placental lactogen test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Human placental lactogen test:

  • Multiple pregnancies (increased level)
  • Placental site trophoblastic tumor (increased level)
  • Intact molar pregnancy (increased level)
  • Rh incompatibility (increased level)
  • Placental insufficiency (decreased level)
  • Toxemia (decreased level)
  • Preeclampsia (decreased level)
  • Choriocarcinoma (uterine cancer, decreased level of hPL)

Basic Information: Human placental lactogen test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Human placental lactogen test' may be involved.

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