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
"AIDS" is the acronym for "Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome".
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes was created in 1988.
AIDs - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Auto immune deficiency syndrome is a disorder of the immune system where the system attacks its own cells or tissues making the body susceptible to diseases. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or more popular as AIDS, on the other hand, is a compromised immune system due to the presence of human immunodeficiency virus infection or HIV. The former is non-communicable, while AIDS is transmittable.
The full abbreviation of AIDS is Human immunodeficiency virus infection / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
"Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome"
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
"Immune deficiency can be inherited, acquired through infection, or even produced as an unintended side effect of a drug."
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).