Difference between Innate and Adaptive Immunity

S.N. Characteristics Innate Immunity Adaptive immunity 1. Presence Innate immunity is something already present in the body. Adaptive immunity is created in response to exposure to a foreign substance. 2. Specificity Non-Specific Specific 3. Response Fights any foreign invader Fight only specific infection 4. Response Rapid Slow (1-2 weeks) 5. Potency Limited and Lower potency … Continue reading Difference between Innate and Adaptive Immunity