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Prevalence and incidence of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, aquaporin-4 antibody-positive NMOSD and MOG antibody-positive disease in Oxfordshire, UK

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  • Contributors KOC: data collection and analysis and draft of manuscript. AH-S: data collection and analysis and review of final manuscript. MW and PW: laboratory data collection, analysis and critical appraisal of final manuscript. SM, RM, SR and MIL: data collection and critical appraisal of final manuscript. JP project conception and design and critical appraisal of the final manuscript.

  • Funding We gratefully acknowledge the Highly Specialised Commissioning Team of the National Health Service for funding the Neuromyelitis Optica service in Oxford.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval All patients involved in this study, signed written consent of the NMO Tissue Bank (Oxford Research Ethics Committee C Ref: 10/H0606/56).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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