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TAQ 5 - Similarities

Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:32 pm
by alee21al
Hi guys

Can anyone give me a helping hand?? I am completing TAQ 5 of Pathogens and disease. I have managed to find lots of differences between, Natural and acquired immunity and active and passive immunity. But I struggling to find an similarities apart from the fact that they all fight disease!?!??!!

Any help on this would be gratefully appreciated!!!

Thank you

Anna :thumbup:

Re: TAQ 5 - Similarities

Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:10 am
by PPoskitt
Hi Anna,

There are small sections in Tortora & Grabowski that give basic ideas and knowledge on the similarities and differences between the different types of immunity. Also, check out these websites for a bit of guidance too. ... unity.html

There are certainly more differences than similarities, so I focused on those mainly. But think about the actual processes of immunity - how is Natural & Acquired similar? How is Active & Passive similar? How do the different types of immunity actually fight pathogens..... (Are the pathogens engulfed? Are they immobilised? How do the processes actually work and in what similar way?)

Hope this helps :D Good luck :thumbup:

Re: TAQ 5 - Similarities

Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:31 am
by Robin Greenwood

hehe, I think Phil nailed this one, thanks Phil...let me know if you need any more guidance