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Which statement best describes the difference between passive immunity and active immunity?
A) Active immunity depends on the ability of a person's immune system to mount a response to a pathogen and induces immunological memory, whereas in passive immunity only antibodies are introduced to the body allowing only for short-term protection.
B) Active immunity fight viruses such as rabies by injecting antibodies collected from that animal whereas passive immunity is injecting antibodies from a safe form of the pathogen.
C) Active immunity depends on injecting antibodies into the body whereas passive immunity includes vaccination or immunization of a safe form of a pathogen.
D) Active immunity refers to T lymphocytes actively destroying pathogens through phagocytosis and passive immunity describes the indirect attack by B lymphocytes through secretion of antibodies.
E) Active immunity is only active for a short time frame in the body whereas passive immunity has long-lasting immunity in the body.
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