ANALYTE SENSOR

  • US 20090131776A1
  • Filed: 11/07/2008
  • Published: 05/21/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system configured to measure at least one analyte in a biological sample of the host, the system comprising:

  • a fluid coupler comprising a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is configured to releasably mate with a connecting end of a catheter, and wherein the second end is configured to releasably mate with a tubing assembly; and

    at least one analyte sensor located within the fluid coupler such that when the fluid coupler is mated to a catheter inserted into a circulatory system of a host, the at least one analyte sensor is exposed to a biological sample when the biological sample is drawn back into the catheter to a distance of about 40 mm or less.

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