• US 20090124879A1
  • Filed: 01/14/2009
  • Published: 05/14/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor in a host, the method comprising:

  • providing an assembly for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor into a host, wherein the assembly comprises an applicator releasably connected with a housing, wherein the housing is configured to be placed adjacent to the host'"'"'s skin, and wherein the assembly further comprises a sensor configured to be inserted into the host;

    inserting the sensor into the host; and

    connecting an electronics unit with the housing, wherein the applicator is configured to release from the housing in response to connection of the electronics unit with the housing.

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