Types of immunity

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  • Created on: 29-03-16 11:56

Active immunity

When your immune system naturally produces antibodies after being activated by a single antigen.

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Natural active immunity

Becoming immune after a disease.

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Artificial active immunity


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Passive immunity

Given antibodies from a different organism.

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Natural passive immunity

Baby becomes immune to antibodies from mother


Breast milk

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Active passive immunity

Injected with antibodies from someone else.

Tetanus- antibodies against toxin.

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