Analyte sensor

  • US 8,886,272 B2
  • Filed: 02/22/2006
  • Issued: 11/11/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A device for measuring an analyte in a host, the device comprising:

  • a wire sensor configured to measure an analyte in a host, wherein the wire sensor comprises one or more electroactive surfaces at a distal portion of the wire sensor and one or more connection surfaces circumscribing at least a portion of the periphery of a proximal portion of the wire sensor, wherein the one or more connection surfaces are configured to operably connect the wire sensor to sensor electronics;

    one or more electrical contacts configured to press against the one or more connection surfaces and configured to operably connect the one or more connection surfaces to the sensor electronics; and

    a sealing member configured to surround the one or more electrical contacts.

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