• US 20090036763A1
  • Filed: 10/14/2008
  • Published: 02/05/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method of detecting an analyte in a host, comprising:

  • a) inserting a sensor through a host'"'"'s skin and into the host, wherein the sensor is a component of an analyte sensing device configured for transcutaneous insertion into the host, wherein the sensor has an architecture with at least one dimension less than about 1 mm, and wherein a biointerface covers at least a portion of the sensor, whereby fluid flows into the biointerface upon insertion of the sensor into the host;

    b) detecting from the sensor a signal indicative of a presence or a concentration of the analyte in the host; and

    c) removing the sensor from the host.

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