Analyte sensor

  • US 8,615,282 B2
  • Filed: 02/22/2006
  • Issued: 12/24/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A device for use in measuring an analyte in a host, the device comprising:

  • a sensor operably connected to sensor electronics configured for measuring an analyte in a host;

    at least one electrical contact configured to operably connect the sensor to the sensor electronics;

    a housing adapted for placement adjacent to the host'"'"'s skin; and

    a sealing member configured to at least partially surround the at least one electrical contact, wherein the sealing member is configured to seal the at least one electrical contact from moisture by a compression force between the sealing member and the at least one electrical contact when the sensor is operably connected to the sensor electronics, wherein the sealing member is held on the housing by at least one protrusion configured to substantially mate with at least one depression.

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