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A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet along a path into the tissue site, and a sensor configured to detect lancet position along said path during the lancing cycle.

Title
Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation
Application Number
10/237262
Publication Number
7175642 (B2)
Application Date
September 5, 2002
Publication Date
February 13, 2007
Inventor
Dirk Boecker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Jon Hewitt Leonard
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Barry Dean Briggs
Campbell
CA, US
Agent
Heller Ehrman
Paul Davis
Assignee
Pelikan Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/14
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