TAXONOMY: Bacteria -> Terrabacteria group -> Actinobacteria -> Coriobacteriia -> Eggerthellales -> Eggerthellaceae -> Adlercreutzia
'Adlercreutzia' is a genus in the phylum Actinobacteria (Bacteria).Cells are small, elliptical rods which occur singly, in pairs or short chains. Nonsporeforming. Nonmotile. Gram-stain-positive. Obligate anaerobes. Glucose fermented to acetate and lactate. Does not produce catalase, urease or indole, or reduce nitrate.
This genus contains microbial species that can reside in the human gastrointestinal tract. [PMC 4262072]