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BOVINE papular stomatitis virus (BPSV) is usually considered a mild disease in calves and is rarely associated with severe disease problems. We would like to report a case in which this virus was acquired from a calf and caused severe disease in one of its handlers.
A six-week-old Aberdeen Angus suckler calf with chronic scour had been treated by the owner and the owner's assistant for over a week before it was euthanased and submitted to Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) – Shrewsbury under Defra's cattle scanning surveillance programme. …