Analyte sensor

  • US 8,364,231 B2
  • Filed: 03/25/2008
  • Issued: 01/29/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A continuous analyte sensor system, comprising:

  • a continuous analyte sensor configured for exposure to a circulatory system of a host and configured to generate a signal associated with an in vivo analyte concentration when the sensor is exposed to a sample of the host; and

    sensor electronics configured to process the signal, wherein the sensor electronics comprise a fail-safe module configured to detect a malfunction of the system, wherein the fail-safe module is configured to perform a steady state analysis and a transient analysis of the signal and to evaluate a relationship between the stead state analysis and the transient analysis.

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