09034639 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 3398 patents.

A device is provided for use with a tissue penetrating system and/or a metering device for measuring analyte levels. The device comprises a cartridge and a plurality of analyte detecting members mounted on the cartridge. The cartridge may have a radial disc shape. The cartridge may also be sized to fit within the metering device. The analyte detecting members may be optical system using fluorescence lifetime to determine analyte levels. In one embodiment, the device may also include a fluid spreader positioned over at least a portion of the analyte detecting member to urge fluid toward one of the detecting members. A plurality of analyte detecting members may be used. Each analyte detecting member may be a low volume device.

Title
Method and apparatus using optical techniques to measure analyte levels
Application Number
13/532927
Publication Number
9034639 (B2)
Application Date
June 26, 2012
Publication Date
May 19, 2015
Inventor
Christopher Dryer
Palo Alto
CA, US
Michael J Owen
Midland
MI, US
William Carlson
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Malcolm MacLood
Malvern
GB
David Cullen
Bedfordshire
GB
Robert Jones
Cambridge
GB
Dirk Boccker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Agent
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C
Assignee
SANOFI AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND
DE
IPC
G01N 21/64
B01L 3/00
A61B 5/1455
A61B 5/15
A61B 5/145
G01N 21/00
C12M 1/38
C12M 1/36
C12M 3/00
C12M 1/34
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