ALCOR Scientific’s iSED Selected for Use at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Smithfield, R.I. – February 6, 2018 – ALCOR Scientific, a Rhode Island based manufacturer, proudly announces that the iSED Analyzer will be used by the laboratory at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games Medical Center. The medical center was constructed by a task force from South Korea’s major hospitals to care for the injured athletes participating in the Winter Olympics and Paralympics. They are prepared to provide the best medical services to the participants from the top hospitals in the country. Part of the medical care will be laboratory services in which the iSED Analyzer will provide fast, accurate results to the physicians at the medical center.

The iSED, the only fully-automated erythrocyte sedimentation rate analyzer manufactured in the U.S., analyzes red blood cells as a first line of diagnosis for bacterial infections and inflammation, as well as to patients’ responses to medications such as chemotherapy or steroids. It provides a result in just 20 seconds, compared with 30-60 minutes for older, less sophisticated systems. For more information, to place an order for the iSED, or to inquire about distribution opportunities in the US or abroad, contact ALCOR at 401-737-3774 or

About ALCOR Scientific, Inc.

ALCOR Scientific is a designer and manufacturer of innovative diagnostic instrumentation and medical devices for the healthcare industry. As a result of steady investment on research and development, the company is able to provide transformational solutions in a wide range of healthcare applications. ALCOR Scientific blends creative thinking, a deep understanding of bioscience, and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques to help healthcare providers improve patient care.

ALCOR Scientific products are sold directly and through a network of dealers to healthcare providers worldwide. All ALCOR Scientific products are designed and manufactured in the USA, at the Smithfield, Rhode Island location.