types of immuntiy

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  • Immunity
    • PASSIVE immediate protection short-term protection no memory cells produced
      • NATURAL    transfer of material antibodies to foetus or to baby through milk or bacteria
      • ARTIFICIAL   administration of pre-formed antibodies e.g. tetanus and rabies injections or anti venom antibodies.
    • ACTIVE    long-term protection memory cells produced
      • NATURAL    infection
      • ARTIFICIAL    vaccination


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