ASC-SC Projects

In addition to using the Project ECHO™ model for sharing knowledge, we also work to demonstrate how our collaboration has improved antimicrobial use in South Carolina.

Spotlight

A Look into the Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative of South Carolina

An excellent summary of the work of ASC-SC

2021

Hana R. Winders, Pamela Bailey, Joseph Kohn, Carmen M. Faulkner-Fennell, Sara Utley, Evan Lantz, Lloyd Sarbacker, Julie Ann Justo, P. Brandon Bookstaver, Sharon Weissman, Hannah Ruegner, Majdi N. Al-Hasan. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2021. Online.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924857921012863?casa_token=Z1iX8sNhx88AAAAA:HUsSf_m5rZoBQjkEVM5YmcQtohJ5VtD-_UohWmgA8r_LACXm8L_cTwTdMZ50etE63Z3O9S3mtg

Mariam Younas, Julie Royer, Sharon B Weissman, Hana R Winders, Sangita Dash, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo, Katie S Waites, Linda Bell, Majdi N Al-Hasan. Clostridioides difficle infection and antibiotic prescription rates in the community: Explaining the gender gap. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2021; 42(5):622-624.

Link:  https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology/article/abs/clostridioides-difficile-infection-and-antibiotic-prescription-rates-in-the-community-explaining-the-gender-gap/4399FAEA61FEE64BF21AD5A05F90117

John G Plante, Hana R Winders, P Brandon Bookstaver, Majdi N Al-Hasan, Julie Ann Justo, Katie S Waites, Sharon Weissman. Regional and statewide antibiograms as targeted interventions against antibiotic resistance. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2021; 42(4):503-505.

Link: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology/article/regional-and-statewide-antibiograms-as-targeted-interventions-against-antibiotic-resistance/E0BF422DE58A759A05D2E46AA27C5300

2020

Hana R Winders, Julie Royer, Mariam Younas, Julie Ann Justo, P Brandon Bookstaver, Sharon B Weissman, Linda Bell, Katie S Waites, John Plante, Majdi N Al-Hasan. Temporal trends in ambulatory antibiotic prescription rates in South Carolina: Impact of age, gender and resident location. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2020; 41(8):879-82.

Link: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology/article/abs/temporal-trends-in-ambulatory-antibiotic-prescription-rates-in-south-carolina-impact-of-age-gender-and-resident-location/35832C99ADC3330F1B76E80E46B99596

2019

Mariam Younas, Julie Royer, Sharon B Weissman, Katie S Waites, Sangita Dash, Hana Rac, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo, Linda Bell, Anton Maki, Majdi N Al-Hasan. Burden of community-associated Clostridioides difficle infection in southeastern United States: a population-based study. Infection. 2019; 48 (1): 129-132.

Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s15010-019-01368-5

Majdi N Al-Hasan, Hana Rac Winders, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo. Direct Measurement of Performance: A New Era in Antimicrobial Stewardship. Antibiotics. 2019; 8 (3): 127.

Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-6382/8/3/127

Elizabeth G Ramsey, Julie Royer, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo, Joseph Kohn, Helmut Albrecht, Majdi N. Al-Hasan. Seasonal variation in antimicrobial resistance rates of community-acquired Escherichia coli bloodstream isolates. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2019; 54 (1): 1-7.

Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0924857919300639?via%3Dihub