Analyte sensor

  • US 8,275,438 B2
  • Filed: 11/07/2008
  • Issued: 09/25/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system configured to measure at least one analyte in a biological sample of a 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, wherein at least a portion of the at least one analyte sensor is located within the fluid coupler, wherein the at least one analyte sensor is configured to be exposed to a biological sample when the fluid coupler is in fluid communication with a circulatory system of the host via the catheter and the biological sample is drawn back to the at least one analyte sensor by a flow control device;

    wherein the system is configured to program a flow profile of the flow control device in response to receipt of an identification information associated with the fluid coupler and/or the catheter.

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