Analyte sensor

  • US 7,775,975 B2
  • Filed: 03/26/2007
  • Issued: 08/17/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for measuring an analyte, the system comprising:

  • a vascular access device configured to be in communication with a circulatory system of a host, wherein the vascular access device comprises a catheter and tubing;

    an analyte sensor configured to reside within the vascular access device, wherein the analyte sensor is configured to measure a concentration of an analyte within the circulatory system; and

    a flow control device configured to draw back a volume of from about 15 μ

    l to about 150 μ

    l of a sample from the host'"'"'s circulatory system into the catheter, but not into the tubing, and return the sample back to the host'"'"'s circulatory system.

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