A third HEPA filter sample from Santa Fe, New Mexico was analyzed under a microscope with no red blood cells being found. This filter sample was collected 10 feet above ground for a duration of 10 days. These results are in stark contrast to the samples analyzed in February 25 and March 16, 2001. There remains abundant particulate and potential organic matter which requires further identification in all samples that have been acquired.
These results demonstrate the need for continuous monitoring of the atmosphere at the microscopic level to ascertain the presence (or lack thereof) of certain biological components. The need for professional and independent medical, biological and chemical analysis of any HEPA atmospheric filter samples remains constant.
Further testing of ground fiber samples previously collected and analyzed (see papers titled AEROSOL GROUND SAMPLES) revealed biological components in the fibers - numerous red blood cells, white blood cells, and unidentified cell types have been found in the ground samples. The red blood cells, readily visible after being subjected to immersion oil, appear to possibly be of a freeze dried or desiccated nature. Numerous pictures from the microscope video show these biological as well as unidentified components. The surfaces of the cells appear to be modified in some way, but electron microscopy will likely be required to establish further detail.