Chronic enteropathy associated with solute carrier organic anion transporter family, member 2A1 (SLCO2 A1) (CEAS) is a rare autosomal recessive hereditary disease characterized by chronic persistent anemia and hypoproteinemia. Its diagnosis typically requires a genetic analysis. The efficacy of immunohistochemical staining with SLCO2A1 polyclonal antibody as a pre-diagnostic tool for CEAS has been previously reported. We herein report a patient with CEAS in whom immunohistochemical staining confirmed SLCO2A1 protein expression. The immunopositive results may have been due to nonsense-mediated RNA decay. As immunohistochemical staining of SLCO2A1 protein may show immunopositive results, a genetic analysis should also be performed when CEAS is strongly clinically suspected.
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