Findings       Compost worker

Medical examination and comprehensive tests revealed that the patient had progressive
inflammatory lung disease.

IgG-antibody studies and other lab tests showed an inflammatory response to measured
bio-aersols. Antibody test used as exposure marker show high level of Aspergillus, Penicillium
and a commonly not tested, toxigenic fungus: Stachbotrys chartarum.

Based on medical evaluation, immunological tests and lung biopsy
organic toxic dust
and pulmonary fribosis  were diagnosed in this young compost worker. He was
medically removed and a worker's compensation claim is pending.

What that means is the poor fellow's lung tissue was thickening and he was unable
to breath properly -- he was Smothering to death,