Difference between Active and Passive Immunity


Difference between Active and Passive Immunity


Compare, distinguish and explain what is the difference between Active and Passive Immunity. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Active and Passive Immunity

1. Active is a type of acquired immunity in which the body produces its own antibodies against disease causing insects. Passive is a type of acquired immunity in which ready made antibodies are transferred from one individual to other.

2. Active immunity have a long lasting effect. Passive immunity does not have a long lasting effect.

3. Active immunity is slow and takes time in producing antibodies and giving responses. Passive immunity is fast and provides immediate relief.

4. Example of Active Immunity: Injecting microbes through vaccination inside the body. Example of Passive Immunity: Transfer of antibodies present in the mothers milk to the infant.


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