Transcutaneous analyte sensor

  • US 9,055,901 B2
  • Filed: 09/14/2012
  • Issued: 06/16/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system for inserting an analyte sensor into a host, comprising:

  • an assembly configured to insert an analyte sensor into a host, wherein the assembly comprises;

    the analyte sensor;

    a housing configured to receive the analyte sensor and to maintain the analyte sensor in the host after insertion; and

    an applicator configured to releasably connect with the housing, wherein the applicator comprises a trigger, and wherein the applicator is configured to insert the analyte sensor into the host and to automatically release the applicator from the housing responsive to activation of the trigger, wherein the housing comprises an adhesive pad located on an underside of the housing and is configured to adhere the housing to the host'"'"'s skin prior to sensor insertion.

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