What is Certiva?

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Certiva is a brand name for a vaccine combination containing diphtheria toxoid, tetanus toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine for the recommended pediatric vaccination schedule. Certiva works by introducing small amounts of bacterial antigens into the body to enable the immune system to produce antibodies to those bacteria. Certiva is not available in the US at this time.

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