Diagnosis of Hydatidiform Mole and Related Trophoblastic Diseases

A Further Study of The Galli-Mainini Bioassay Test
  • Koesoemowardojo
  • I. Wajan Giri
  • Moeljono Djojopranoto
Conference paper
Part of the UICC Monograph Series book series (UICC, volume 3)


Djojopranota, Lie, and Oei (1963) have reported that the diagnosis of hydatidiform mole can be based upon a positive Galli-Mainini test, e. g. if the patient’s urine diluted to 1/400 or higher gives a positive Galli-Mainini result, it can be considered significant. In evaluating the results of the test, however, one must be careful that the hundreth day of pregnancy has not yet passed. Their study utilizing this test on sixty cases of untreated hydatidiform mole gave only 31 positive reactions or 52 per cent.


Chorionic Gonadotropin Normal Pregnancy Hyperemesis Gravidarum Hydatidiform Mole Normal Pregnant Woman 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koesoemowardojo
    • 1
  • I. Wajan Giri
    • 1
  • Moeljono Djojopranoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Airlangga School of Medicine SurabajaIndonesia

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