TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR

  • US 20080071156A1
  • Filed: 10/26/2007
  • Published: 03/20/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor into a host, the system comprising:

  • a transcutaneous analyte sensor for measuring an analyte concentration in a host, the sensor comprising;

    a housing configured for placement adjacent to a skin of the host and configured for receiving at least a portion of the sensor;

    a needle configured to insert the sensor through the housing and into the host; and

    an applicator configured to insert the needle and the sensor into the host, wherein the housing comprises an opening configured to releasably receive a base of the applicator.

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