a genus of non-motile, rod-shaped Gram-positive germs associated with the family Corynebacteriaceae. These are typically facultatively anaerobic and generate acid but no fuel from sugar. Members of this genus are parasitic on fish, birds, and mammals, including guy. The kind types of the genus, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, causes erysipeloid in man.
Definition for "erysipelothrix"
a genus of non-motile, rod-shaped Gram-positive germs associated…