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Powerpoint Presentation: Defence Against Disease
Powerpoint Presentation: The Immunity
Powerpoint Presentation: The Monoclonal Antibodies

 

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Defence Against Disease Index

Defence Against Disease
Infectious disease
Vaccines and Vaccination
Monoclonal Antibodies
PDF download: The Immune System

Summary

 

Active immunity

Passive immunity

Natural immunity

Real infection followed by establishment of memory cells

Maternal antibodies pass to foetus across placenta or to infant via colostrum of milk.
No memory cells.

Artificial immunity

Immunisation by vaccine followed by establishment of memory cells

Antibiotics produced in another animal and purified from their blood serum.
No memory cells

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Immunity

 

Immunity

 

Natural immunity is active or passive immunity acquired from natural sources.

Artificial immunity is active or passive immunity acquired by medical intervention.

 

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