Transcutaneous analyte sensor

  • US 9,610,031 B2
  • Filed: 04/13/2011
  • Issued: 04/04/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An assembly, comprising:

  • a sensor;

    a mounting unit for placement on a skin of a host;

    a sensor introducer coupled to the sensor and to the mounting unit, the sensor introducer configured to transcutaneously introduce a portion of the sensor through the skin of the host to a first predetermined location relative to the mounting unit; and

    a data processing unit configured to be coupled to the mounting unit by the host or a caretaker, the data processing unit pushing the sensor forward to a second predetermined location relative to the mounting unit upon coupling to the mounting unit.

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