Types of immunity

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What does the body produce in active immunity?
antibodies in response to an antigen following infection
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What happens?
artifically acquired by infection of vaccines
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What is Passive immunity?
Ready-made antibodies pass from mother across placenta and in milk
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How is this acquired?
by injection of serum containing Antibodies
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What is herd immunity?
when enough people in community are immunized against certain diseases so it is more difficult for that disease to get passed between those who aren't immunized
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