07892183 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 3210 patents.

A body fluid sampling system is provided for use on a tissue site. In one embodiment, the system comprises a cartridge; a penetrating member driver; a plurality of penetrating members arranged in a radial configuration on the cartridge wherein sharpened distal tips of the penetrating members point radially outward; wherein an active one of the penetrating members may be operatively coupled to the penetrating member driver, the penetrating member driver moving the active one along a path out of a housing having a penetrating member exit, into the tissue site, stopping in the tissue site, and withdrawing out of the tissue site; and a plurality of analyte detecting members, wherein at least one of the analyte detecting members is positioned to receive fluid from a wound created by the active one of the penetrating members, wherein the detecting members are not pierced by the active one of the penetrating members.

Title
Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing
Application Number
10/613517
Publication Number
7892183 (B2)
Application Date
July 3, 2003
Publication Date
February 22, 2011
Inventor
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Dirk Boecker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Goodwin Procter
Paul Davis
Assignee
Pelikan Technologies
CA, US
IPC
B65D 81/00
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/14
A61B 5/00
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