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Artificial active immunity

Definition

noun

An active immunity acquired by vaccination (i.e. the injection of vaccine containing active antigens to prevent the development of the disease in the future).


Supplement

Active immunity involves the production of antibodies by lymphocytes and renders relatively longer immunity (compared to passive immunity). Active immunity may be natural or artificial.


Compare: natural active immunity

See also: active immunity


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How Convalescent serum confers immunity?

I think it confers Artificial passive immunity but someone school thoughts it is Natural active immunity. But how?

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Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:47 am
 
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... ____ 5.) What specific type of acquired immunity do vaccines provide: a) naturally acquired passive immunity b)artificially acquired active immunity c)artificially acquired passive immunity d)naturally ...

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Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:08 pm
 
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