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    1. Salmonella bacteria cause Typhoid fever which is a serious concern in many underdeveloped countries. Finding a medication that could be effective in reducing deaths due to the disease would be very beneficial. Typhimirium strain in particular causes Typhoid fever like symptoms in mice but only food poisoning in humans. Its much safer to work with.

  1. You mentioned there are side effects to this drug – would those be alleviated by it being used in conjunction with another drug?

    1. Using lower doses of this drug would reduce the side effects experienced by the patient. Using very small doses of Cisplatin alone might not be effective at killing bacteria, but pairing this drug with another drug could allow for a very small dosage of Cisplatin to be show bactericidal effects without as many negative side effects associated with higher doses.

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