Analyte sensor

  • US 8,364,230 B2
  • Filed: 03/25/2008
  • Issued: 01/29/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A device for the detection of at least one analyte in a circulatory system of a host in vivo, comprising:

  • an apparatus configured for fluid communication with the circulatory system of the host, wherein the apparatus comprises a lumen, an external surface, a first orifice and a second orifice, wherein at least one of the first orifice or the second orifice is configured to couple with a fluid flow device;

    at least one analyte sensor disposed within the lumen of the apparatus, wherein the at least one analyte sensor comprises at least one working electrode; and

    sensor electronics operably connected to the at least one sensor, wherein the sensor electronics comprise a module configured to detect a fluidics malfunction in the device by monitoring a pattern of signal increases or decreases generated on the at least working electrode.

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