US Patent No: 6,592,745

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Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator

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A sensor utilizing a non-leachable or diffusible redox mediator is described. The sensor includes a sample chamber to hold a sample in electrolytic contact with a working electrode, and in at least some instances, the sensor also contains a non-leachable or a diffusible second electron transfer agent. The sensor and/or the methods used produce a sensor signal in response to the analyte that can be distinguished from a background signal caused by the mediator. The invention can be used to determine the concentration of a biomolecule, such as glucose or lactate, in a biological fluid, such as blood or serum, using techniques such as coulometry, amperometry, and potentiometry. An enzyme capable of catalyzing the electrooxidation or electroreduction of the biomolecule is typically provided as a second electron transfer agent.

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ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.ALAMEDA, CA701

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Colman, Fredric C Oakland, CA 233 15802
Feldman, Benjamin J Oakland, CA 179 8982
Funderburk, Jeffery V Fremont, CA 98 8689
Heller, Adam Austin, TX 434 38644
Heller, Ephraim Oakland, CA 237 16943
Krishnan, Rajesh Fremont, CA 69 4307
Mao, Fei Fremont, CA 142 5499
Vivolo, Joseph A San Francisco, CA 74 4893

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8,532,732 Methods and systems for detecting the hydration of sensors 0 2010
8,603,032 Medical device with membrane keypad sealing element, and related manufacturing method 1 2010
8,603,033 Medical device and related assembly having an offset element for a piezoelectric speaker 0 2010
8,562,565 Battery shock absorber for a portable medical device 1 2010
8,105,268 Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control 5 2010
8,495,918 Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same 1 2010
8,479,595 Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same 1 2010
8,474,332 Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same 3 2010
8,574,201 Syringe piston with check valve seal 0 2010
8,628,510 Monitoring the operating health of a force sensor in a fluid infusion device 1 2010
8,197,444 Monitoring the seating status of a fluid reservoir in a fluid infusion device 9 2010
8,850,687 Method of making a sensor 0 2010
8,850,688 Method of making a sensor with layered electrodes 0 2010
8,614,596 Systems and methods for initializing a voltage bus and medical devices incorporating same 0 2011
9,018,893 Power control techniques for an electronic device 0 2011
8,564,447 Battery life indication techniques for an electronic device 1 2011
8,647,296 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2011
8,483,980 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2011
8,663,201 Infusion device 0 2011
8,681,010 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2011
8,267,893 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 1 2011
8,764,707 Insertion device 1 2011
9,056,162 Insertion device 0 2011
8,414,529 Insertion device 0 2011
8,784,370 Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control 1 2011
8,608,924 System and method for determining the point of hydration and proper time to apply potential to a glucose sensor 0 2011
8,574,216 Modular external infusion device 1 2011
8,454,576 Device and method for therapy calibration and safety response 3 2012
8,517,987 Modular external infusion device 1 2012
8,945,068 Fluid reservoir having a fluid delivery needle for a fluid infusion device 0 2012
8,900,206 Pressure vented fluid reservoir for a fluid infusion device 0 2012
8,870,829 Fluid infusion device and related sealing assembly for a needleless fluid reservoir 0 2012
8,864,726 Pressure vented fluid reservoir having a movable septum 0 2012
8,603,026 Dynamic pulse-width modulation motor control and medical device incorporating same 1 2012
8,603,027 Occlusion detection using pulse-width modulation and medical device incorporating same 1 2012
8,523,803 Motor health monitoring and medical device incorporating same 1 2012
8,668,672 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2012
8,617,110 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2012
8,414,557 Modular external infusion device 1 2012
8,568,357 System for providing blood glucose measurements to an infusion device 0 2012
8,690,855 Fluid reservoir seating procedure for a fluid infusion device 1 2012
8,647,074 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2012
8,808,269 Reservoir plunger position monitoring and medical device incorporating same 0 2012
8,870,818 Systems and methods for alignment and detection of a consumable component 0 2012
8,771,222 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 1 2012
8,777,924 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 1 2012
9,033,924 Systems for fluid reservoir retention 0 2013
8,920,381 Infusion set with improved bore configuration 0 2013
9,011,371 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2014
9,033,925 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2014
8,864,739 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2014
 
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. (105)
7,550,069 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 5 2003
* 8,808,531 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2005
8,298,389 In vitro analyte sensor, and methods 1 2005
7,846,311 In vitro analyte sensor and methods of use 0 2005
7,740,581 Methods of determining concentration of glucose 6 2005
7,918,975 Analytical sensors for biological fluid 0 2005
7,811,430 Biosensors and methods of making 1 2006
7,887,682 Analyte sensors and methods of use 6 2006
8,728,297 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2006
7,699,973 Rapid analyte measurement assay 0 2006
8,158,081 Analyte monitoring devices 0 2006
7,740,580 Analyte monitoring 0 2006
8,186,044 Method of manufacturing small volume in vitro analyte sensors 0 2007
7,922,883 Biosensors and methods of using the same 1 2007
8,105,476 Integrated lancing and measurement device 1 2007
8,091,220 Methods of making small volume in vitro analyte sensors 0 2007
7,820,105 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2007
7,988,845 Integrated lancing and measurement device and analyte measuring methods 1 2008
8,114,270 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2008
7,909,984 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 1 2008
* 8,236,166 No calibration analyte sensors and methods 0 2008
8,080,153 Analyte determination methods and devices 1 2008
7,896,703 Strip connectors for measurement devices 4 2008
8,142,642 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 1 2008
7,906,009 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2008
8,758,583 Smart sensor ports and methods of using same 0 2009
8,532,731 Methods of determining analyte concentration 0 2009
8,083,927 Analyte sensors and methods of use 1 2009
7,993,505 In vitro analyte sensor and methods of use 0 2009
7,967,962 Sensors 0 2009
7,811,432 Biosensors and methods of making 1 2009
8,236,254 Cap-linked test strip carrier for vial augmentation 2 2009
8,437,827 Extruded analyte sensors and methods of using same 0 2009
8,298,158 Integrated devices having extruded electrode structures and methods of using same 0 2009
8,000,763 Integrated devices having extruded electrode structures and methods of using same 16 2009
7,846,385 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
7,846,386 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
7,846,387 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
7,846,388 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
7,842,241 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
8,357,276 Small volume test strips with large sample fill ports, supported test strips, and methods of making and using same 1 2009
8,701,282 Method for manufacturing a biosensor 0 2009
8,650,751 Methods of making small volume in vitro analyte sensors 0 2009
* 8,449,758 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,425,758 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,377,378 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,372,261 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,272,125 Method of manufacturing in vitro analyte sensors 0 2009
8,273,241 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,268,144 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,268,163 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,262,996 Small volume in vitro sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,226,815 Small volume in vitro sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,221,685 Small volume in vitro sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,211,363 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
* 8,192,611 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,187,895 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,182,670 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,182,671 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 1 2009
8,163,164 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 2 2009
8,153,063 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 1 2009
8,142,643 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2009
* 8,123,929 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2009
8,118,992 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2009
8,118,993 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,114,271 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 0 2009
8,087,162 Methods of making small volume in vitro analyte sensors 0 2009
8,083,924 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2009
8,083,928 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 2 2009
8,083,929 Small volume in vitro sensor and methods of making 1 2009
7,897,107 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
7,867,446 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2009
8,282,578 Integrated lancet and analyte testing apparatus 1 2009
7,914,742 Analyte meter protectors and methods 8 2009
7,896,704 Strip connectors for measurement devices 1 2009
8,771,486 Smart sensor ports and methods of using same 0 2009
8,764,954 Smart sensor ports and methods of using same 0 2009
8,083,925 Analyte determination methods and devices 0 2009
8,828,330 Universal test strip port 0 2010
8,617,369 Rapid analyte measurement assay 0 2010
8,425,743 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods of making 0 2010
8,919,607 Analyte test strip vial 0 2010
7,914,335 Strip connectors for measurement devices 1 2010
8,211,280 Biosensors and methods of making 0 2010
8,757,386 Analyte test strip containers and inserts 0 2010
8,795,477 Methods of making, and, analyte sensor 0 2010
9,031,630 Analyte sensors and methods of use 0 2010
8,080,205 Analyte meter protectors and methods 0 2011
8,241,486 Biosensors and methods of preparing same 0 2011
8,965,477 Analyte monitoring device and methods 0 2011
9,085,790 Analyte sensors having temperature independent membranes 0 2011
8,475,732 Analyte measurement devices and systems, and components and methods related thereto 0 2011
D680454 Analyte meter and strip port 0 2011
8,702,928 Modular analyte measurement system with extendable strip port 0 2011
8,419,927 Analyte sensors and methods of use 0 2011
8,414,759 Analyte determination methods and devices 0 2011
8,414,762 Biosensors and methods of making 0 2012
8,652,320 Biosensors and methods of preparing same 0 2012
9,060,726 Integrated lancet and analyte testing apparatus 0 2012
8,887,911 Packages and kits for analyte monitoring devices, and methods related thereto 0 2012
8,679,311 Small volume test strips with large sample fill ports, supported test strips, and methods of making and using same 0 2013
8,632,731 Analyte measurement devices and systems, and components and methods related thereto 0 2013
9,063,076 Biosensors 0 2014
9,011,656 Small volume test strips with large sample fill ports, supported test strips, and methods of making and using same 0 2014
9,017,259 Integrated sample acquisition and analyte measurement device 0 2014
 
PELIKAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
8,197,423 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2010
 
DexCom, Inc. (7)
7,885,697 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 86 2005
8,133,178 Analyte sensor 10 2006
8,591,455 Systems and methods for customizing delivery of sensor data 0 2009
8,229,535 Systems and methods for blood glucose monitoring and alert delivery 1 2009
8,792,953 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,828,201 Analyte sensors and methods of manufacturing same 0 2010
9,020,572 Systems and methods for processing, transmitting and displaying sensor data 0 2010
 
THORATEC LLC (1)
* 7,914,479 Photolytic artificial lung 0 2004
 
ISENSE ACQUISITION, LLC (2)
7,862,519 Easy-to-use multi-use body fluid specimen collection and analyte sensing assembly 1 2003
7,225,008 Multiple use analyte sensing assembly 95 2003
 
AGAMATRIX, INC. (2)
8,303,787 Method and apparatus for processing electrochemical signals 0 2010
8,758,594 Analyte determination method and analyte meter 0 2012
 
ROCHE DIABETES CARE, INC. (13)
7,407,811 System and method for analyte measurement using AC excitation 29 2003
* 7,287,318 Biosensor 106 2003
8,206,565 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 17 2004
8,058,077 Method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 0 2004
7,718,439 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 35 2004
8,679,853 Biosensor with laser-sealed capillary space and method of making 0 2007
8,071,384 Control and calibration solutions and methods for their use 1 2008
8,148,164 System and method for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample fluid 0 2009
8,293,538 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 0 2010
8,298,828 System and method for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample fluid 2 2012
8,507,289 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 0 2012
8,586,373 System and method for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample fluid 0 2012
* 8,997,330 Layered sensor for determining an analyte concentration 0 2012
 
SANOFI (2)
8,828,203 Printable hydrogels for biosensors 0 2005
8,808,201 Methods and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2008
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (112)
7,344,894 Thermal regulation of fluidic samples within a diagnostic cartridge 11 2001
7,780,631 Apparatus and method for penetration with shaft having a sensor for sensing penetration depth 1 2001
7,041,068 Sampling module device and method 266 2002
7,025,774 Tissue penetration device 157 2002
7,749,174 Method and apparatus for lancet launching device intergrated onto a blood-sampling cartridge 7 2002
7,699,791 Method and apparatus for improving success rate of blood yield from a fingerstick 0 2002
7,682,318 Blood sampling apparatus and method 91 2002
7,537,571 Integrated blood sampling analysis system with multi-use sampling module 91 2002
7,316,700 Self optimizing lancing device with adaptation means to temporal variations in cutaneous properties 99 2002
7,344,507 Method and apparatus for lancet actuation 128 2002
7,713,214 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with optical analyte sensing 83 2002
7,708,701 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device 2 2002
7,226,461 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with sterility barrier release 107 2002
7,198,606 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing 302 2002
7,901,362 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 3 2002
7,717,863 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 2 2002
7,674,232 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 85 2002
7,582,099 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 92 2002
7,563,232 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 95 2002
7,547,287 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 94 2002
7,524,293 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 93 2002
7,491,178 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 101 2002
7,485,128 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 85 2002
7,410,468 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 93 2002
7,374,544 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 150 2002
7,371,247 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 101 2002
7,331,931 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 92 2002
7,297,122 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 93 2002
7,291,117 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 91 2002
7,244,265 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 93 2002
7,232,451 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 87 2002
7,229,458 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 138 2002
7,258,693 Device and method for variable speed lancet 91 2003
8,267,870 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling with hybrid actuation 1 2003
7,892,183 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing 8 2003
8,574,895 Method and apparatus using optical techniques to measure analyte levels 0 2003
8,262,614 Method and apparatus for fluid injection 1 2004
7,850,621 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing 15 2004
7,604,592 Method and apparatus for a point of care device 100 2004
8,282,576 Method and apparatus for an improved sample capture device 6 2004
8,668,656 Method and apparatus for improving fluidic flow and sample capture 0 2004
7,822,454 Fluid sampling device with improved analyte detecting member configuration 15 2005
8,721,671 Electric lancet actuator 0 2005
8,211,037 Tissue penetration device 0 2005
8,206,317 Tissue penetration device 0 2005
8,016,774 Tissue penetration device 3 2005
7,981,055 Tissue penetration device 2 2005
7,850,622 Tissue penetration device 3 2005
8,360,991 Tissue penetration device 0 2005
8,216,154 Tissue penetration device 0 2005
8,641,643 Sampling module device and method 0 2006
8,403,864 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2006
8,690,796 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2006
7,938,787 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 1 2006
7,909,777 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 1 2006
8,579,831 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2006
8,079,960 Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation 29 2006
8,062,231 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2006
7,874,994 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2006
8,007,446 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2006
8,435,190 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2007
7,875,047 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with sterility barrier release 2 2007
8,430,828 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with sterility barrier release 0 2007
8,382,682 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2007
7,914,465 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2007
7,833,171 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 1 2007
7,731,729 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2007
8,414,503 Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation 0 2007
7,976,476 Device and method for variable speed lancet 0 2007
7,988,644 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with sterility barrier release 1 2007
7,901,365 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 36 2007
8,496,601 Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation 0 2007
8,491,500 Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation 9 2007
7,909,778 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2007
8,202,231 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2007
7,988,645 Self optimizing lancing device with adaptation means to temporal variations in cutaneous properties 1 2007
8,282,577 Method and apparatus for lancet launching device integrated onto a blood-sampling cartridge 0 2007
7,981,056 Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation 2 2007
8,123,700 Method and apparatus for lancet launching device integrated onto a blood-sampling cartridge 3 2007
7,909,775 Method and apparatus for lancet launching device integrated onto a blood-sampling cartridge 0 2007
8,197,421 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 9 2007
8,157,748 Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation 1 2008
8,652,831 Method and apparatus for analyte measurement test time 0 2008
8,641,644 Blood testing apparatus having a rotatable cartridge with multiple lancing elements and testing means 0 2008
8,388,551 Method and apparatus for multi-use body fluid sampling device with sterility barrier release 0 2008
7,862,520 Body fluid sampling module with a continuous compression tissue interface surface 0 2008
8,784,335 Body fluid sampling device with a capacitive sensor 0 2008
8,372,016 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing 0 2008
7,892,185 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing 6 2008
8,360,992 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2008
8,636,673 Tissue penetration device 0 2008
8,845,549 Method for penetrating tissue 0 2008
8,366,637 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2008
8,562,545 Tissue penetration device 0 2008
8,337,421 Tissue penetration device 0 2008
8,235,915 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2008
8,556,829 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2009
8,702,624 Analyte measurement device with a single shot actuator 1 2010
8,439,872 Apparatus and method for penetration with shaft having a sensor for sensing penetration depth 0 2010
8,251,921 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing 0 2010
8,296,918 Method of manufacturing a fluid sampling device with improved analyte detecting member configuration 0 2010
8,206,319 Tissue penetration device 31 2010
8,221,334 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2010
8,965,476 Tissue penetration device 0 2011
8,679,033 Tissue penetration device 0 2011
8,622,930 Tissue penetration device 0 2011
8,382,683 Tissue penetration device 1 2012
8,905,945 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2012
8,945,910 Method and apparatus for an improved sample capture device 0 2012
9,034,639 Method and apparatus using optical techniques to measure analyte levels 0 2012
8,845,550 Tissue penetration device 0 2012
9,072,842 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 0 2013
 
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) (3)
7,147,742 Method for accelerating the curing of adhesives 9 2001
6,855,760 Detachable adhesive compounds 14 2002
7,407,704 Process for adhesive separation of bonded joints 0 2004
 
NOVA BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
7,955,484 Glucose biosensor and method 3 2005
 
ROCHE OPERATIONS LTD. (32)
7,276,146 Electrodes, methods, apparatuses comprising micro-electrode arrays 139 2002
7,276,147 Method for determining the concentration of an analyte in a liquid sample using small volume samples and fast test times 132 2003
* 7,597,793 System and method for analyte measurement employing maximum dosing time delay 15 2003
7,494,816 System and method for determining a temperature during analyte measurement 12 2003
7,488,601 System and method for determining an abused sensor during analyte measurement 24 2003
7,452,457 System and method for analyte measurement using dose sufficiency electrodes 17 2003
7,390,667 System and method for analyte measurement using AC phase angle measurements 21 2003
8,071,030 Test strip with flared sample receiving chamber 3 2004
7,829,023 Test strip with vent opening 21 2004
7,749,437 Method and reagent for producing narrow, homogenous reagent stripes 10 2004
7,727,467 Reagent stripe for test strip 20 2004
7,645,373 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 11 2004
7,645,421 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 13 2004
7,604,721 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 15 2004
7,569,126 System and method for quality assurance of a biosensor test strip 7 2004
7,556,723 Electrode design for biosensor 4 2005
7,338,639 System and method for analyte measurement 135 2006
8,551,308 Biosensor and method of making 2 2008
8,287,703 Biosensor and method of making 8 2008
8,663,442 System and method for analyte measurement using dose sufficiency electrodes 0 2008
7,977,112 System and method for determining an abused sensor during analyte measurement 15 2008
7,879,618 Method and reagent for producing narrow, homogenous reagent strips 8 2009
7,892,849 Reagent stripe for test strip 13 2009
8,092,668 System and method for quality assurance of a biosensor test strip 0 2009
8,083,993 System and method for coding information on a biosensor test strip 2 2009
8,119,414 Test strip with slot vent opening 0 2010
8,142,721 Test strip with slot vent opening 0 2010
8,859,293 Method for determining whether a disposable, dry regent, electrochemical test strip is unsuitable for use 0 2011
8,211,379 Test strip with slot vent opening 1 2011
8,222,044 Test strip with flared sample receiving chamber 2 2011
9,017,543 Method for determining the concentration of an analyte in a liquid sample using small volume samples and fast test times 0 2013
9,017,544 Determining blood glucose in a small volume sample receiving cavity and in a short time period 0 2013
 
THERESENSE, INC. (1)
8,795,176 Integrated sample acquisition and analyte measurement device 0 2007
 
Elikan Technologies, Inc. (1)
7,297,151 Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling with improved sensing 123 2003
 
PEPEX BIOMEDICAL, LLC (2)
9,044,178 Electrochemical sensor and method for manufacturing 0 2008
8,506,740 Manufacturing electrochemical sensor module 1 2009
 
Pelikon Technologies, Inc. (1)
7,648,468 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 93 2002
 
Peliken Technologies, Inc. (1)
7,666,149 Cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood 17 2002
 
BAYER HEALTHCARE LLC (9)
8,287,717 Voltammetric systems for assaying biological analytes 0 2005
8,026,104 Transient decay amperometry 0 2007
8,425,757 Gated amperometry 1 2007
8,404,100 Gated voltammetry 0 2008
8,470,604 Transient decay amperometry 0 2011
8,871,079 Voltammetric systems for assaying biological analytes 0 2012
8,647,489 Gated voltammetry devices 0 2013
8,877,035 Gated amperometry methods 0 2013
9,005,527 Transient decay amperometry biosensors 0 2013
 
Abbott Diabates Care Inc. (1)
8,557,104 In vitro analyte sensor, and methods 0 2012
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (2)
* 6,863,800 Electrochemical biosensor strip for analysis of liquid samples 165 2002
7,905,999 Biosensor strips and methods of preparing same 1 2005
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
8,455,088 Spun nanofiber, medical devices, and methods 0 2005
7,674,864 Polymeric hybrid precursors, polymeric hybrid precursor composite matrices, medical devices, and methods 1 2005
 
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH (1)
7,563,588 Electrically non-conductive, nanoparticulate membrane 8 2004
 
LifeScan, Inc. (2)
7,050,843 Electrically-conductive patterns for monitoring the filling of medical devices 119 2004
7,548,772 Electrically-conductive patterns for monitoring the filling of medical devices 85 2006
 
INFOPIA CO., LTD. (1)
* 7,297,248 Glucose strip sensor and glucose measurement method using the glucose strip sensor 84 2001
 
PEPEX BIOMEDICAL, INC. (2)
8,702,932 Electrochemical sensor and method for manufacturing 0 2008
8,951,377 Manufacturing electrochemical sensor module 0 2012
 
PANASONIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (11)
7,022,218 Biosensor with interdigitated electrodes 107 2002
9,046,479 Biosensor, method of producing the same and detection system comprising the same 0 2009
8,597,570 Measurement device, insulin infusion device, measurement method, method for controlling insulin infusion device, and program 5 2009
8,480,878 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 2 2011
8,480,866 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 2 2011
8,470,162 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 2 2011
8,480,867 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 2 2011
8,475,646 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 2 2011
8,349,157 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 7 2012
8,741,124 Biosensor, thin film electrode forming method, quantification apparatus, and quantification method 1 2013
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