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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Sutterellaceae
Genus: Sutterella
Wexler et al. 1996[1]
Type species
Sutterella wadsworthensis[2]

Sutterella parvirubra
Sutterella stercoricanis
Sutterella wadsworthensis

Sutterella are gram-negative, anaerobic, non-spore-forming bacteria from the family of Sutterellaceae which belongs to the class of Betaproteobacteria and were isolated from human faeces.[3] A 2012 research study concluded that the bacteria Sutterella was present in the intestines of children with autism, who also often suffer from digestive disturbances like constipation and diarrhea, but absent from the intestines of children who did not have autism.[4][5][6]