Naturally acquired active immunity



An active immunity acquired by experiencing and having recovered from a disease.


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

Compare: artificially acquired active immunity

See also: active immunity

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