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yes there is a difference Auto immunity is where the body attacks and destroys its self such as Lupus, ITP, RA etc. Aquired immunity is where it is developed through exposure to specific microorganisms, toxins, and/or foreign tissues such as AIDS Constance 9-22-12

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