Passive Immunity: Definition & Examples


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What is passive immunity?

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1. What is active immunity?

2. Which of the following is a way to obtain passive immunity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of passive immunity. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include descriptions of active and passive immunity as well as ways to procure passive immunity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of passive and active immunities
  • Passive immunity pathways
  • Disease recently treated using passive immunity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on passive immunity
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as active and passive immunity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways to obtain passive immunity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about passive immunity and disease

Additional Learning

Gather more details on the subject by reviewing the lesson titled Passive Immunity: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define immunity
  • Explain what antibodies are and the role they play in passive immunity
  • Compare and contrast natural and artificial passive immunity
  • Relate how a patient's serum can be used